Arak El Rif - Blue Label Select Reserve

El Rif

€34.50

(49.29 € pro Liter)

One of the oldest araq (arak) varieties in the Arab world, which has been produced and improved by Michel El Khazen since 1828. The world-famous arak is not only a high quality aniseed schnapps but also unique in its production because it is made by special distillation techniques. In addition, the schnapps is stored for three years in a supernaturally large cistern of clay to allow the arak to mature at its best. It is a legendary and secret recipe, which guarantees the success through the distillation and innovative maturation techniques.

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One of the oldest araq (arak) varieties in the Arab world, which has been produced and improved by Michel El Khazen since 1828. The world-famous arak is not only a high quality aniseed schnapps but also unique in its production because it is made by special distillation techniques. In addition, the schnapps is stored for three years in a supernaturally large cistern of clay to allow the arak to mature at its best. It is a legendary and secret recipe, which guarantees the success through the distillation and innovative maturation techniques.



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Data sheet

grape variety
Obeidi
Alcohol
48%
Country
Lebanon
Cultivation areas
Bekaa-Ebene, Zahle
Cultivation
950-1500 meters above sea level, clay soil, limestone
Maturation duration
24 month
Maturation
clay jars
Content
0,7 Liter
Destillation
Triple Distilled

One of the oldest araq (arak) varieties in the Arab world, which has been produced and improved by Michel El Khazen since 1828. The world-famous arak is not only a high quality aniseed schnapps but also unique in its production because it is made by special distillation techniques. In addition, the schnapps is stored for three years in a supernaturally large cistern of clay to allow the arak to mature at its best. It is a legendary and secret recipe, which guarantees the success through the distillation and innovative maturation techniques.

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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.

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