Riserva Carlo Alberto Bianco Vermouth

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alc./vol: 18%

Proof: 36°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Italy Italy

Flavoured with 25 botanicals including berries, spices, fruit and flowers, infused in 45% neutral alcohol for 40 days. This is filtered and blended with DOGC Asti Muscat and DOGC Caluso Erbaluce wines and cask aged for three to six months.

Literally fit for a king, Riserva Carlo Alberto vermouths are said to originate from a recipe made for King Carlo Alberto (1831 to 1849), the King of the small state of Piedmont-Sardinia in the House of Savoy in 1837. The regal recipe passed to a vintner, Tumalin Baracco Bartolomé de Baracho, who named the vermouth after the king and started commercial production.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 13/02/2014

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma:

Herbal and grassy with tarragon, jasmine floral aromas and zesty citrus.

Taste:

Light honeyed sweetness with balancing herbal bitterness and zesty citrus. Coriander, gentian and cardamom predominate.

Aftertaste:

Dry herbal with lingering tarragon, gentian and coriander.

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Produced by: Riserva Carlo Alberto
UK distribution by: Emporia Brands Ltd
UK consumer PR by: Euro Strategies Ltd
UK trade PR by: Euro Strategies Ltd

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