Benedictine is a herbal liqueur that is produced in FRANCE by Benedictine D.O.M. its recipe includes twenty-seven plants and spices.
The recipe is a highly protected trade secret that is only known to three people. Many people have tried and failed to develop similar recipes, so that at its headquarters in Fécamp the company owns a "Hall of Counterfeits" (Salon de Contrefaçons) where they expose bottles of failed attempts of the alleged competitors.
Benedictine Tasting Notes
Benedictine is deep golden color with orange reflections. The bouquet is complex, resulting from the large number of ingredients involved in its elaboration, and you can distinguish citrus notes (lemon), spices (incense, cardamom, swab, vanilla), herbaceous (arnica, sandalwood) and finally a slight note of bread Toasted. The taste is sweet and soft, does not show important acidity or tannins, and clearly distinguishes the notes of honey, citrus and spices.