Antica has a traditional but more pronounced and fragrant anise aroma leading to luxuriously rich, silky and sweet flavors with herbal notes on the palate.
Wine Enthusiast 91 points - Among the best of the sambucas, this one features a clean and bold licorice profile, a classic flavor in the Italian spirits canon. Serve with coffee, or straight up with three coffee beans floated for luck. - K.N. (Apr 2014)
Crafted from a traditional Sambuca recipe passed down through generations, Antica combines the most fragrant, premium star anise from China with an exceptionally smooth neutral spirit, sugar and water. The result is an authentic and truly versatile Sambuca to be enjoyed after dinner, in coffee or in imaginative cocktails. Antica Sambuca is a cherished Italian specialty produced with all-natural flavor infusions and extractions.
|Sambuca is traditionally served on its own as a liqueur, with ice or in coffee. To appreciate Antica in its purest form, pour an inch of Sambuca in a snifter and garnish with three espresso beans.
|Antica is a hand-crafted Sambuca, made with natural infusions, resulting in flavor profiles that are clean and true to taste. The family-owned recipe has been passed down through generations from the Rossi D’Asiago distillery in 1868 to the present Antiche Riunite Distillerie.