Bolney Rosso English Vermouth

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alc./vol: 20%

Proof: 40°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Made at the Bolney Estate in Sussex, England with wine produced on the estate, Rosso is a fortified wine aromatised with botanicals growing in Bolney’s own vineyard hedgerows.

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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 11/07/2018


Clear, deep brown amber. (Perhaps overuse of caramel?)


Slightly jammy berry fruit – sloe berries and blackcurrant, caramel and wormwood with faint rose and elderflower blossom.


Bittersweet – bitter herbal wormwood notes and tart acidity balance, perhaps over balance, rich berry and slightly jammy fruit.


Long lingering wormwood bitterness, jammy berry fruit and delicate spice.


Despite the use of “mixology” on the front label we were excited to try this English vermouth. Wormwood herbal flavours and accompanying bitterness are very evident, making this bittersweet sweet vermouth on the dry side compared to other less challenging sweet vermouths. However, this herbal bitterness is partially offset by jammy berry fruits makes this vermouth quaffable rather than cloying. Delicate floral notes are evident in the nose but somewhat overwhelmed on the palate.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5060135650759
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Product Reference Code: L15NV
Tax Code: 22042184

Raw Materials

Berries Grapes Sugar cane


Sugar content 127.3g/litre
Copper content declared: 0.10mg/litre
pH: 3.7
C02 injected? No

Allergens and Additives

Contains Sugar (or other sweetener)
Contains Caramel colour E150


Suitable for Vegetarians
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Produced by: Bolney Wine Estate

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