Mahia Fig Spirit
Staff Pick

Mahia Fig Spirit

Item # 27111 750mL
$39.96/ Single Bottle
$479.52/ Case of 12
ABV
40.00%
Country
USA
Region
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Tasting Notes

Master distiller David Nahmias has called his unique perspective to create a locally made "Mahia" or eau de vie from recipes going back several generations of distillers in his family. In Mahia they are using only figs an a small dose of anise seed. This is an ideal after dinner sipper with inviting aromas of sweet dense fig and delicate anise seed influence that freshens things up quite nicely!


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Staff Pick Notes

David Namias, the master distiller behind Namias et Fils, knew as a young man that one day he would make the same eaux-de-vie his parents had made. David grew up in a small Moroccan town, south of Taznakht, where his family was famous for making one of the best eau-de-vie in Morocco. After 25 years working as a software engineer, David and his wife, Doris, decided to jump into the spirits business. They revived David's family recipe of Mahia, an eau-de-vie made with fresh figs and a touch of anise. The result is a very fine and delicate spirit. First, you will be charmed by sniffing it, then you will be captivated by the beautiful fresh fig flavor, almost candy-like, and the subtle anise that comes towards the end. Try it and you will always want to have a bottle ready at home!

- MB

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