Aged: No age statement
Product of: Italy
A bittersweet liqueur based on aged grappa infused with roots herbs according to a Nonino family recipe that includes thyme (Thymus Vulgaris), quinine Bark (Chinchona Succirubra) , Gentian root (Gentiana Lutea) and Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium.
Review and Tasting
Sampled before 1st May 2011
Clear, coppery golden amber.
Zesty orange, apricot, burnt caramel, herbs and delicate spice.
Bittersweet. Caramel and sweet orange are balanced by gentian and quinine bitterness with delicate spice. Very complex with delicate notes of apricot and saffron.
Caramel sweetness with bitter gentian and quinine, and delicate spice.
Bittersweet with layers of fruit, bitterness and spice built over a lightly spiritous caramel base.