Selezione Bortolo Nardini 3 Year Old Grappa Riserva

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 8 000513 201828
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Product Reference Code: LD207D11

Raw Materials

Grapes

Composition

C02 injected? No

Wood maturation

Type of wood used for main maturation: New European Oak
Type of vessel used for main maturation: American Standard Barrel (ASB) 180 - 200 Ltrs
Type of wood used for additional maturation 'finishing': Other Oak Combination

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Suitable for Vegetarians
Suitable for Ovo-lacto vegetarian
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Gluten free

More about Selezione Bortolo Nardini 3 Years Old

Produced by: Nardini Distillery
UK distribution by: Nick Hopewell-Smith Associates
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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 3 years

Product of: Product of Italy Italy

Certificate

Following an initial one year resting in stainless steel vats, this Riserva grappa is aged for three years in oak casks sourced from the same forest in Slavonia, Croatia, used by Nardini since it became the first distiller to market aged grappa some 70 years ago.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 28/08/2018

Appearance:

Clear, pale amber.

Aroma:

White pepper spice, green grapes, ash wood, monofilament fishing line and oily nuttiness with vanilla, maraschino, and white cacao.

Taste:

White pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, brazil nut, strawberry, carob, cacao nib, lemon curd and balsawood.

Aftertaste:

Mellow oily nutty and overripe banana notes fade leaving moderate lingering peppery spice.

Overall:

Elegant with pleasing oily, nutty, fruity, carob and cacao nib enlivened by complex spice.

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