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Metaxa, 7 Stars, The Original Greek Spirit, 70cl

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Forever associated with being on holiday, Metaxa is known as a brandy (for some reason I always thought it was Spanish! Metaxa brandy 7 stars 700ml Dark honey in colour, it offers flowery, fruity perfume and calm, with slightly woody flavour.

unless we get written confirmation from you that this is acceptable and that you will take full responsibilty if the parcel goes missing. Metaxa is fine Greek spirit made by diluting an aged cask strength brandy with muscat wine and a recipe of botanicals including anise and rose petals.

My experience with sipping spirits includes dozens of single malts, XO cognacs, hors d'age armagnacs, Armenian "cognacs", pisco, grappa, tequila, bourbon, rye, etc. Metaxa is fine Greek drink made by diluting an aged cask strength grape spirit with muscat wine and a recipe of botanicals including anise and rose petals. There are cheaper bottles that taste better and many far better bottles for only a few more dollars/euros/pounds.

The Amphora features longer-aged Muscat wines from the Aegean Islands and fine wine distillates matured up to seven years in oak casks. This Muscat wine is fragrant and endlessly versatile, Metaxa 5 Star Brandy brings a touch of sun at the very heart to long drinks and cocktails alike. Mellow taste with hints of vanilla and a delicate aroma make Metaxa 7 star Wine Brandy a spirit of distinction. A descendent of silk merchants, Spyros was used to the finer things in life and had sampled many wines and spirits whilst on his many journeys across the world.Maybe some people like the idea of a brandy distillate being diluted with sweet wine but I find the flavors actually conflict. The General Wine Company is a family-owned and operated wine merchant in Liphook, Hampshire, England. We use cookies to enhance your site experience, improve our understanding analysing our site traffic finally to enable social media features. The depth and complexity is considerably improved, with the sweet floral notes becoming richer and fuller.

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I'm sure that in cocktails or as ice melt it does about as well as any other cheap liquor meant for mixing. Crafted by the House of Metaxa, this brandy is made using a blend of distillates aged for up to seven years in oak barrels. All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection. The first spirit was distilled in 1888 at a specially built distillery in Piraeus, the port of Athens. These are aged separately until Raptis chooses which parcels should then be married in Limousin oak casks for at least a year with the final addition of Mediterranean botanicals including herbs and May rose petals.

METAXA 7 Stars is the senior expression of the METAXA style featuring longer-aged Muscat wines from the Aegean Islands and fine wine distillates matured up to seven years in oak casks.

I don't care about "smoothness", I prefer interesting whiskies and brandies (and other spirits) with some bite, but this one is neither smooth nor interesting.

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