Aged: 15 years
Product of: Italy
Following an initial one year resting in stainless steel vats, this Riserva grappa is aged for 15 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
Clear, mid amber.
Monofilament fishing line/pear drops, blackberries, overripe mango, succulent peach, vanilla, tobacco leaf, brazil nuts and Bakewell slice.
Peach, green grape, green apple skin, black pepper, cinnamon, tobacco leaf, nutty oak and carob.
Nutty pencil shavings, sweet cinnamon and black pepper spice, green grape fruitiness.
Beautifully balanced with fruit, spice and nutty tobacco woodiness in perfect harmony. Wonderfully characterful.