Category: Aperitif wine
Product of: France
This bittersweet Corsican aperitif is based on a mistelle of Muscat and Vermentinu grapes grown on the Northern part of the island, and flavoured with various plants, fruits and spices, including macerations of cinchona bark (quinquina or quinine) and macerations of local citron (cédrat) fruit. Read more
Sampled on 22/09/2017
Clear, pale golden amber.
Mixed herbs, quinine and floral honeysuckle and elderflower.
Bittersweet with quinine bitterness growing through the palate. Rich grape juice offsets complex herbal quinine bitterness with zesty lemon and lemongrass.
Lingering quinine bitterness with zesty lemon and white pepper.
Even when served neat at room temperature this bittersweet aperitif is very moreish – you’ll want to refill your glass. Herbal quinine bitterness throughout with zesty lemon and lemongrass.
Barcode UPC: 3 268140 000138
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap