Acquavite Del Cardinale

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Acquavite Del Cardinale

Produced by: Le Cantine del Cardinale
UK distribution by: Supercherry
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Italy Italy

A spirit resembling a grappa but made with visciola cherries as well as grapes and water from Mount Nerone in the Le Marche region of Italy. This eau-de-vie is described as being distilled in the "old fashioned" way using a bain-marie - which we take to mean as a steam jacket-heated pot still.



Review and Tasting


Sampled on 07/02/2011

Appearance:

Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Pungent perfumed nose with vanilla essence-enriched cake mix nose, hints of lavender, heavy pollen and model maker's balsa wood.

Taste:

Aggressive, flavoursome palate with perfumed pear, floral flavours and acetone notes.

Aftertaste:

Slightly oily finish.

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