It is made from a secret blend of 40 botanicals, including vanilla
peels and eucalyptus
Aroma has bright citrus notes with underlying spices of cinnamon and cardamom which is very inviting.
The palate is medium rich and medium sweet. There's a slight floral backnote to the spirit. The bitter intensity is on the low side making this an exceedingly approachable amaro to start with.
Amaros are designed to be enjoyed with dinner and, as a digestivo, Averna is an after-dinner drink. It can be drunk neat, though is most often served over ice.
Our liquor was born in 1885 with the name Elisir Lungavita and immediately received notable recognition. 11 years later, marking the marriage of the charming Princess Elena of Montenegro to Prince Vittorio Emanuele III, Stanislao decided to dedicate his storied elixir to her royal highness, changing it’s name to Amaro Montenegro.