No age statement
Category: Italian Brandy (Arzente)
Product of: Italy
Stravecchio, pronounced ‘Stra-Vech-Key-O’, means ‘extra old’ and this famous Italian brandy was first launched back in 1888. For its first 120 years it was called ‘Branca Old Cognac’ but was rebranded Stravecchio Branca in 1985 due to the introduction of European regional appellations. Read more
Sampled on 04/01/2010
Clear, golden amber.
Brandy butter and vanilla with wine, hints of oak, cigar and caramel.
Relatively light, quaffable, fruity palate with oaky smoky, tobacco flavours adding structure.
Mocha coffee emerges in the still slightly smoky finish.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap