No age statement
Category: Merlot single-varietal grappa
Product of: Italy
Nardini Riserva is made from pomace of Pinot, Tokay and Cabernet grapes harvested in the Veneto foothills and Friuli regions of Italy using traditional and vacuum steam stills, aged in Slavonian oak casks for a minimum of 3 years. Presented in a Bordelaise-shaped bottle at its classic 50% strength.
Sampled on 10/01/2014
Clear, pale golden amber.
Chocolate fudge, chocolate ice-cream, woody grapes, olive oil and shortcrust pastry.
Chocolate, eucalyptus, sweet acorn-like nuttiness and pine needles with linseed and brawny black pepper spice. The oiliness and subtle sweetness tame the 50% strength.
Chocolate cake, mocha coffee and cracked black and white pepper spice.
Closure: Synthetic stopper