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Category: Sweet Vermouths
Product of: Italy
A vermouth created in 1870 and named after a Milanese stock broking term, it is made by adding over forty herbs and spices, including orange peel and quinine, to white wine. Traditionally served over ice with the merest splash of soda and an orange slice, accompanied by dark cocoa rich chocolate. Read more
Sampled on 06/06/2011
Clear, dark reddy-brown.
Aromatic with cinnamon, a hint of smoky tobacco, Christmas tree in a warm room and Christmas spices.
Bittersweet with lightly syrupy honeyed notes, stewed fruit including: damson, sloes, cherries, prunes, vanilla, cinnamon, tobacco, a touch of red pepper, bitter cranberry and orange zest.
Round fruity finish with well-judged bitter tannins.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap