Ultimate Beverage Challenge 87 points - Sweet and heavy aromas of black licorice and anise. Semisweet on the palate with intense anise flavor throughout the silky texture. Clean in the finish, the flavor lasts and lasts. (Mar 2013)
Greece's classic drink, Ouzo is distilled in Athens from a combination of pressed grapes, called Tsipoura, and select herbs and berries including aniseed, licorice, mint, wintergreen, fennel and hazelnuts. The Metaxa is made according to a special recipe handed down through the generations of master distillers.