Poncha is a typical Madeiran drink, which appeared on Madeira Island in the mid-19th century. XVIII, by the hand of the English. Throughout the 19th century, poncha was a drink widely consumed within Madeiran families. Currently, the tradition of poncha is still very much alive among Madeirans and the instruments used as an aid in the preparation of these drinks have not changed much in their essence. In addition to the PGI Rum da Madeira, this liqueur is normally used with other ingredients that give Poncha da Madeira PGI unique characteristics, namely bee honey and a variety of fruits produced exclusively in the region, individually or in combination, which result in a harmonious of aromas and tastes. It is a faithful replica of the best-known passion fruit ponchas, present in the local market and in which the fruit base is all from selected agricultural regions.
It goes very well with aperitifs or simply as a digestive.