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Massenez Creme de Cassis Dijon 40 Proof Currant Liqueur Kosher 750ml

SKU: 210000057599 ISBN: 087752032909
Wine Information:

Country: France

Region: Dijon

Appellation:

Variety: Black Currant

$32.99

Massenez Crème de Cassis de Dijon stands as a quintessential representation of the classic French liqueur, distinguished by its rich, velvety texture and deep, almost opulent berry flavor. Originating from the Burgundy region, which is renowned for its exceptional produce, this liqueur harnesses the full potential of the blackcurrant berries. The Massenez family has honed their craft over generations, meticulously selecting only the finest quality fruits.

The process begins with an infusion of these handpicked blackcurrants in alcohol, a step that extracts the vibrant color and intense flavors characteristic of this drink. What follows is a careful balance between sweetness and acidity achieved through expert blending—a hallmark that Massenez has consistently delivered since its inception in 1870.

On the palate, one can discern not just a simple berry note but layers that unfold revealing hints of forest floor and floral undertones—subtleties that speak to its artisanal production methods. The finish is long and luscious without being cloying; it’s this finesse that makes it versatile for sipping neat or as an enhancer in cocktails where it imparts complexity and depth.

Nestled in the heart of France, Distillerie Massenez stands as a beacon of traditional craftsmanship and innovation. Originating from the Alsace region, this distillery has carved out a reputation for creating exceptional spirits that resonate with connoisseurs worldwide.

One cannot speak of Massenez without mentioning their renowned Eaux-de-vie, a clear fruit brandy that captures the essence of its primary ingredient, whether it be pear, apple, or cherry. These Eaux-de-vie are not just drinks; they are an aromatic journey through orchards and traditions.

Another feather in their cap is the creation of Crème de Cassis de Dijon, a sweet blackcurrant liqueur with deep berry flavors that has become synonymous with quality. It’s often used to craft the famous Kir cocktail when mixed with white wine or adds a fruity zest to various culinary delights.