Arak Touma Extra Muatag

Chateau St. Thomas

€35.00

(46.67 € pro Liter)

Arak Touma Extra Muatag (0,75L) is one of the most famous Lebanese eaux-de-vie made from grapes, which is fused with fresh green aniseed during the last distillation. Arak Touma Extra has been produced by the Touma family in Kab Elias since 1888 and is bottled in a nostalgically slim bottle. Connoisseurs and countrymen often call this schnapps the king of arak. The Arak Touma is triple distilled and has a light sweetness and a fresh finish.

Quantity

  • Free Shipping on an order within Germany of 12 bottles or a minimum order value of €85,00. Free Shipping on an order within Germany of 12 bottles or a minimum order value of €85,00.
  • Deliveries in Germany within 2 working days for orders received before 2 pm. Deliveries in Germany within 2 working days for orders received before 2 pm.
  • We are glad to help you with the selection of your wines and the order process. We are glad to help you with the selection of your wines and the order process.

Arak Touma Extra Muatag (0.7L) is a great anise schnapps from Lebanon. Therefore, the Lebanese often call it the king of arak. And this is exactly how Arak Touma Extra Muatag  from Chateau Saint Thomas tastes.

In fact, this winery is one of the oldest distilleries in Lebanon. Moreover, Chateau St.Thomas has been distilling the world-famous Arak Touma Extra Muatag since 1888.

What are the aromas of Arak Touma Extra Muatag?

First, the bouquet develops the usual nuance of licorice. Generally, a really typical aroma when it comes to Lebanese arak. In addition to that, a hint of fennel and herbs emerge. But most importantly, this arak is a little more intense than the others. But on the other hand, it is also very accessible.

Where do the grapes for this anise brandy come from?

First of all, the vines for this aniseed brandy also grow at an altitude of 1000 meters. Thus, the altitude and therefore weather has an excellent effect on the grapes. Especially since the cold at night and the heat during the days give the grape structure and density. To be precise, it is the grape variety called Obeidi, which is predefined for such licorice. A really robust but also acidic grape that makes just the right balance.

Continuing, the soil of the Bekaa Valley consists of lime and clay. And the snowmelt irrigates the vineyards in spring and summer. A perfect alliance between land and weather. Of course, ideal for the cultivation of Lebanese wines as well.

About the production of this arak

This Lebanese arak is distilled three times. During the last distillation, the distillery adds high quality anise. This is the reason why the arak becomes milky when mixed with for example water. Further, the anise seeds also give the brandy the traditional aroma of licorice. 

Last but not least, this Lebanese arak is aged for five years in handmade clay jugs. Of course, mainly to remove the pollutants. However, this also gives it a certain smoothness and elegance.



ARK102
43 Items

Data sheet

grape variety
Obeidi, Merwah
Alcohol
53%
Country
Lebanon
Cultivation areas
Bekaa Valley, Jdita, Chtura
Cultivation
clay soil, limestone, 1050 meters above sea level
Maturation duration
60 month
Maturation
clay jars
Content
0,7 Liter
Destillation
Triple Distilled

Arak Touma Extra Muatag (0.7L) is a great anise schnapps from Lebanon. Therefore, the Lebanese often call it the king of arak. And this is exactly how Arak Touma Extra Muatag  from Chateau Saint Thomas tastes.

In fact, this winery is one of the oldest distilleries in Lebanon. Moreover, Chateau St.Thomas has been distilling the world-famous Arak Touma Extra Muatag since 1888.

What are the aromas of Arak Touma Extra Muatag?

First, the bouquet develops the usual nuance of licorice. Generally, a really typical aroma when it comes to Lebanese arak. In addition to that, a hint of fennel and herbs emerge. But most importantly, this arak is a little more intense than the others. But on the other hand, it is also very accessible.

Where do the grapes for this anise brandy come from?

First of all, the vines for this aniseed brandy also grow at an altitude of 1000 meters. Thus, the altitude and therefore weather has an excellent effect on the grapes. Especially since the cold at night and the heat during the days give the grape structure and density. To be precise, it is the grape variety called Obeidi, which is predefined for such licorice. A really robust but also acidic grape that makes just the right balance.

Continuing, the soil of the Bekaa Valley consists of lime and clay. And the snowmelt irrigates the vineyards in spring and summer. A perfect alliance between land and weather. Of course, ideal for the cultivation of Lebanese wines as well.

About the production of this arak

This Lebanese arak is distilled three times. During the last distillation, the distillery adds high quality anise. This is the reason why the arak becomes milky when mixed with for example water. Further, the anise seeds also give the brandy the traditional aroma of licorice. 

Last but not least, this Lebanese arak is aged for five years in handmade clay jugs. Of course, mainly to remove the pollutants. However, this also gives it a certain smoothness and elegance.

Customers who bought this product also bought:

Arak Brun Classic

€28.00

(40,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Brun Classic (0.7L) is made from the alcohol of the best grapes and is one of the most famous arak varieties in the world. It is distilled in the hundred-year-old cellar of the Domaine des Tourelles winery and is traditionally processed in a three-stage distillation with aniseed. As it has been for years, this schnapps is and remains unique in taste. A real icon among the Lebanese!

Arak Ksarak de Ksara

€32.00

(45,72 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Ksarak (0,7L) from Chateau Ksara, the largest winery in Lebanon, is an outstanding arak variety. This national drink is made from the finest grapes and of course aniseed from the Al-Henah region of Mount Hermon (considered to be the finest aniseed in the world). Chateau Ksara distils this spirit 3 times before it matures for two years in clay jugs. A schnapps for beginners. 

Arack Musar

€32.50

(43,33 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arack Musar is indeed a truly elegant Lebanese arak. But first the brandy is distilled about three times. Of course only with alcohol of the best grapes. And later on it matures in clay jars for exactly five years. Furthermore, this maturation makes the arak gentle and smooth on the palate. And once you try your first sip you will realize harmonious and subtle nuances of licorice and forest plants. Thus, this brandy is also an ideal food companion to all meat dishes. Overall, one of the greatest arak verities of Lebanon

Arak Abi Saada

€22.50

(45,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Abi Saada is one of the "insiders" in the world of araq and is the little brother of the world famous Arak El Rif   Special distillation techniques and modern ageing methods, such as oversized clay cisterns, enable the distillery to maintain the quality, taste and thus its fan base at all times. The smooth, balanced and harmonious taste will convince every arak freak.

Arak Fakra Classic

€27.00

(36,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Fakra Classic is a special Arak, distilled according to Lebanese tradition with a strict selection of grapes and high quality aniseed. At last the Schnapps matures in freshly baked clay jars from Beit-Chabab until it maturity. This enables the development of  an incomparable taste. This arak Fakra is also one of the best known Lebanese arak varieties outside of Lebanon.

Arak de Kefraya

Arak de Kefraya

€32.50

(46,43 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak de Kefraya (0,75L) is the result of modern distillation methods from France and the old Lebanese brandy tradition. This arak is produced by one of the most famous wineries in Lebanon and is distilled three times to obtain a clear liquid. It is then immediately mixed with aniseed from Syria, which is known to be the best in the world, before seeing and distilled a fourth and last time. A very modern and clear Arak best suited for beginners... 

Reserve du Couvent 2013 of Chateau Ksara from the Lebanon

Reserve du Couvent 2017

€10.50

(14,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

This well-balanced wine with a ruby-red colour reveals finesse and elegance with its intensive woody mint and vanilla aroma in the nose. Supple, pure and round tannins on the palate, which turn into an long-enduring, full-bodied finish.

Arak Fakra XO

€49.00

(65,33 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Fakra XO is a ver special unique Lebanese Arak. Especially since not every Arak of Lebanon matures seven years in clay jars. Furthermore, the winery prefers a very strict selection of grapes and high quality aniseed. And at last the Schnapps matures in freshly baked clay jars from Beit-Chabab until it maturity. This enables the development of  an incomparable taste. This arak Fakra is also one of the best known Lebanese arak varieties outside of Lebanon.

Rouge 2013 of Domaine des Tourelles from the Lebanon

Rouge des Tourelles 2013

€16.50

(22,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

A honest wine with a ruby red colour and vivid reflections. A distinct scent of dark berries, raspberry, cinnamon and morello cherries in the nose. Juicy, dry and smooth on the palate with notes liquorice and chocolate rounded by a fruity finish. An uncomplicated wine for many occasions.

Arak Baladi Mhanna from Lebanon

Arak Baladi Mhanna

€28.50

(40,71 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak Baladi Mhanna is also a yet still unknown arak of Lebanon. Nevertheless, the distillery has already made a great reputation within the locals. But mainly because of its subtle taste and impulsive aromas. Overall, its a very nice and harmonious Lebanese arak which goes well with raw meat and of course several other meat dishes.

Les Coteaux 2016 of Chateau Kefraya from Lebanon

Les Coteaux 2013

€17.00

(22,67 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Purple red colour with silver reflections. Impulsive, complex and powerful on the nose with a smoky and spicy aroma of dark fruit, roasted coffee, dark chocolate underlined by hints of red fruit, licorice  white pepper and cloves. Full-bodied and intense on the palate with elegant aromas of dark fruit, chocolate and a hint of cloves. 

Arak As-Samir

€34.50

(46,00 € pro Liter)

(nan € pro Liter)

Arak As-Samir of Chateau Nakad is made from high quality grape alcohol. The winery is located in Jdita in the Bekaa Valley and is one of the oldest distilleries in the Orient. Like with all other arak green anis seed is fused with the alcohol during the last distillation. The arak then matures in clay jugs for two yeas in order to develop a particularly mild and fresh taste. An ideal companion to Lebanese mezze and Mediterranean dishes.