BLACK SAMBUCA/ "ROMANA SAMBVCAÂ® is imported from Italy. It is the # 1 selling Sambuca in the United States. Sambuca is produced by the infusion of elder bush and licorice, sweetened with sugar and enhanced with a secret combination of herbs and spices. ROMANA BLACKÂ® is 80 proof. Tasting Notes: ROMANA BLACKÂ® is a unique blend of essences derived from Sambucus Nigra berries and star Anise.