Pacharán (or patxarán) Zoco is a typical sloe-flavoured liqueur from Navarra, made by soaking sloe fruits in anisette. This fruit s also known as arañones in Navarra, and it is collected from the blackthorn shrub. Destilería Velasco is a distillery founded by the Velasco family in the late 19th Century. The family of Ambrosio Velasco had been producing patxaran in the Viana area since 1816.
How it is made
Sloes are locally grown, harvested at their optimum state of ripeness and left to macerate for 3 months in anisette. The regulating body for Pacharán Navarro insists that no colourings or flavourings be added. Finally,it is aged in a tank and filtered.
Bright cherry colour with amber hues. Fruit aromas with hints of aniseed. Fresh and silky on the palate. Persistent aftertaste. It is usually served as a digestif either chilled or on ice. 25% ABV.