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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 a premium 60% strength.
Sampled on 11/01/2014
Clear, pale golden.
Nutty mushrooms, cacao and woody green grapes with nutmeg and cracked black pepper spice.
Faint initial nutty, linseed oiled sweetness is quickly dried by powerful black pepper spirity attack and dry spiced oak.
Lingering woody grape notes with peppery spice.
Closure: Synthetic stopper