Product of: Italy
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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
Pungent perfumed nose with vanilla essence-enriched cake mix nose, hints of lavender, heavy pollen and model maker's balsa wood.
Aggressive, flavoursome palate with perfumed pear, floral flavours and acetone notes.
Slightly oily finish.