Developer: Pazo de Valdomiño.
Alcoholic degree: 33°.
Optimum service temperature: 6° C.
Peculiarities of the elaboration: Pazo de Valdomiño is dedicated to the elaboration of liqueurs and traditional liqueurs of Galicia. It is located in the valley of O Rosal, at the mouth of the river Miño, heart of the Rías Baixas, with which it is natural that it stands out for obtaining liqueurs, especially from Albariño grape bagasse. They also produce liqueurs of herbs, fruits or coffee, traditional in the region.
The coffee liqueur its made from coffee, sugar and pomace, which can be consumed alone or as an ingredient in desserts or cocktails. It appeared in Jamaica in the seventeenth century and is very popular in Galicia, being able to consider traditional liqueur, which is commonly called simply coffee liqueur. Licor de café Terras Celtas is made by cold maceration of natural coffee from Cerrado (Brazil). This process lasts two months, where orange peel and nutmeg are also added.
Tasting note: Hazel color with mahogany sparkles, bright and clean. On the nose, aromas of roasting coffee predominate, wrapped in those memories of orange peel and sweet spices (nutmeg, vanilla, cardamom). In the mouth, it is sweet, intense, with good balance between the warmth of the hard liquor and the pieces of coffee and roasted. Very long and persistent end.
Use in cocktails: Montecristo.
Ingredients: 1/2 oz. of orange liqueur, 1/2 oz. of coffee liqueur, 4 oz. of hot coffee, whipped cream or chantilly.
- Pour the hot coffee into a glass cup and add the orange and coffee liqueur.
- Cover with whipped cream.