NEW. Original Sambuca d'Italia Gagliano Marcati a delicious licorice flavor thanks to the sweet, aromatic anise. Traditionalists may enjoy neat or on the rocks, while others like to serve it mixed. Created in 190 by Pietro and now one of Italy’s most celebrated masterpieces- a smooth, rich, full-bodied liqueur he proudly named Sambuca d'Italia Gagliano Marcati. Sambuca is the best selling liqueur in Italy and the most cherished Sambuca in the world. Marcati Sambuca is the only brand permitted by Italian law to use the term 'Extra' because of its extra quality. Marcati 3insist on 40% alcohol by volume, whereas most Sambuca are at 38% abv. This is not just for a better quality & taste, but also ignites better when flamed in the traditional manner.