Brandy Metaxa 12*, gift box, 700 ml
- Brandy type: Grape Brandy
- Strength: 40%
- Volume: 700 ml
- Grape varieties: Sultana/Sultanina, Savatiano, Black corinth
- Aging type: Barrel aging
Brandy brilliant amber color with a bronze tint.
Brandy has a rich, soft and harmonious taste with hints of caramel, chocolate, oak and light shades of orange peel.
Complex and concentrated bouquet brandy charms generous notes of dried flowers and herbs, interwoven with rich shades of chocolate, toffee, oak, vanilla, tobacco, dried fruit and nuances of orange peel.
Brandy Metaxa 12 Stars is recommended to use both in pure form and in combination with ice or tonic.
Metaxa - a delightful brandy, which is considered among the most famous of spirits in Greece. Metaxa Brandy gets its name from one of the founders - Spyros Metaxa. Metaxa production began in 1888, and within a few years became products exported to various countries of the world. In Russia, this drink comes from the time of Alexander III.
The basis of the recipe Metaxa - a distillate, which is made from wine, consisting of three grape varieties: Sultanina, Savvatyano and Black Corinth. After distillation, the alcohol is poured in French oak barrels and, depending on the kind of future brandy is aged from 3 to 30 years. Obtained after exposure distillate blended with high quality muscatel wines, extracts of petals and Greek herbs that give the drink softness and richness; then blend at six months was placed in oak barrels. Before filling brandy cooled for two days and filtered, thereby the beverage has been rendered resistant to precipitation.
Brandy Metaxa 12 * will be a great gift for lovers of quality and vintage beverages.
Spyros Metaxa - founder of S and E and A Metaxa ABE, moved to Piraeus in 1880, along with his two brothers to try their luck fate. He started to combine different wines that are produced with its extensive vineyards and distill them in the south of Attica, using traditional methods. Since then, a great result of his work - a unique world-famous dark brandy, bears his name. Metaxa is in the top 50 global beverage and drink is №1 on sales in Duty Free.