No age statement
Category: Red & bianco aperitivo cordials
Product of: Italy
Launched in July 2017, this is a very different product to the Martini Bitter of the 1990s. The more complex and grander named Martini Riserva Speciale Bitter, is inspired by the original 1872 Martini Bitter recipe and the… Read more
Sampled on 12/01/2018
Clear, crimson red.
Pungent blend of herbs, spices, floral and citrus - cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon, rose, coriander, saffron and zesty orange with a faint, and a strangely attractive whiff of grannies’ soap.
Assertive bitterness and spice is rounded and softened by subtle sweetness and faint liquorice.
Citrusy and spicy with lingering floral notes.
Despite being spicier (black pepper and cardamom) than other similar red Italian Bitters, when sampled neat, Martini Riserva Speciale has an attractive roundness and creaminess.
Barcode UPC: 7 630040 400343
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap