Maraschino (32%) is an original Zadar's liqueur recognized all over the world. It is famous for its distinctive sweet taste and aroma. Maraschino is prepared according to the traditional recipe of a pharmacist of Dominican monastery from the beginning of the 16th century. This liqueur is produced from the distillate of Dalmatian cherry marasca and rightfully carries the name „king of all liqueurs“. It is an authentic Croatian product.
The Marasca cherry is a type of sour Morello cherry, which grows in Dalmatia. The fruit's largest yield is in Zadar in Croatia.It is famous for its fine flavor. Compared to other cherries, the Marasca cherry tree is small and has a bitter taste. Its colour is dark, almost black.