The steam distillation of star anise fruits together with an infusion of sweet orange, coriander, iris, Turkish rose and many other herbs, form the basis of the most famous Italian liqueur: Antica Sambuca. Mixing the star anise distillate with essential oils, fine spirits and the purest white sugar gives the product a pleasant anise aroma. Colour: Crystal-clear. Aroma: Plleasant anise aroma. Flavour: Velvety, harmonious and intense. Sweet, but on contact with the palate it remains smooth with hints of sourness.