Montanha Aniz Escarchado is made from aniseed liquor infused with sugar, this gives the a very sweet flavour. The Portuguese anis escarchado is distinguishable from other anis by the aniseed branch that is inserted into every bottle. The sugar in the anis crystalizes around the branch, this gives every bottle a unique look.
Montanha Aniz Escarchado can be mixed into cocktails or served chilled on its own. The Montanha brand is produced in the city of Anadia, Portugal by Caves da Montanha, one of the most prestigious and well known wineries in Portugal and around the world.