Rémy Cointreau unveils “METAXA” the Original greek spirit in India

METAXA 12 Stars, the first from the METAXA collection to be launched in India, has a unique taste.

The one-of-a-kind Amber Spirit- METAXA 12 Stars offers an Unexpected journey of discovery

The Rémy Cointreau Group (headquartered in Paris, France), has a portfolio of exceptional spirits which draw their strength from authenticity and originality.

Each of these brands embodies unique expertise and heritage while sharing the same culture of excellence.

METAXA, like all Rémy Cointreau Group brands, is anchored in terroir, in this case that of Samos, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea.

The coveted Samos Muscat wine lies at the heart of METAXA’s extraordinary smoothness. Muscat wines and wine distillates are matured separately in oak barrels until they are ready to marry. A scent of Mediterranean botanicals adds the finishing touch to METAXA’s smoothness.

“We are confident of the evolving taste for spirits in India, as the journey around discovery of flavours and tastes is more appreciated than ever before. As we bring METAXA from Greece to India, we are sure this spirit embodying the flavours of the Mediterranean will offer a cherished experience for connoisseurs and even those with a taste for botanicals”

says Mr. Abhishek Parameswaran, Country Manager India, Rémy Cointreau

Tasting Notes

METAXA 12 Stars, the first from the METAXA collection to be launched in India, has a unique taste. The authentic character of this spirit is irresistibly associated with the idea of a journey.

METAXA 12 Stars’ mature and distinctive character is best explored neat or on a single rock. Bartenders and mixologists enjoy offering it in signature cocktails where it lends a curious sensorial experience!

The fruit of nature and the work of time, enhanced by the devotion and talent of people – that is the philosophy of the House of METAXA: Taste The Unexpected.

In the words of METAXA Master Constantinos Raptis “Those who would like to discover METAXA, have to think of making a unique, unexpected discovery.

They embark on a journey of pleasure through all their senses, a journey they will take from time to time in their life.”


There is no Master Distiller or Master Blender at METAXA House. It has a METAXA Master, Constantinos Raptis, who embodies the House’s distinct savoir-faire. Since 1888, he is only the fifth METAXA Master.
The wine distillates and Muscat wines are matured separately until Constantinos Raptis determines they are ready for emulsification in Limousin wood casks.
A plethora of Mediterranean plants offer a last floral touch and freshness. METAXA Masters require both inspiration and enthusiasm.
Constantinos Raptis must merge the old with the modern, just as he must blend the elements that form METAXA. He must maintain METAXA’s legacy and style while being motivated to produce new expressions, such as METAXA 12 Stars.


Since 1888, the House of METAXA has been on a quest to provide a one-of-a-kind amber spirit. For an extreme smoothness, try Samos Muscat wines, aged wine distillates, and Mediterranean botanicals.
Constantinos Raptis, the METAXA Master, He begins with a selection of Samos Muscat wines picked for their aromatic concentration and intensity. He then selects exceptional wine distillates based on their character and elegance.
Spyros METAXA established his first distillery in Piraeus, Athens’ port, in 1888. His unique one-of-a-kind amber spirit was soon being exported around the Mediterranean. The House of METAXA is today in the north of Athens.
It is here, in the dark of the cellars, that the METAXA Master reveals his unique savoir-faire to honour Spyros METAXA’s legacy.
Today, it is recognized for what it is, a unique amber spirit.
This article was shared with Prittle Prattle News as a Press Release.
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