Category: Vietnamese ruou
Product of: Vietnam
'Nep' is a sticky rice and 'Phu Loc' is a province in Northern Vietnam, so Nếp Phú Lộc literally means sticky rice from Phu Loc Village. Sơn Tinh Nếp Phú Lộc is distilled in a copper pot still from fermented sticky rice from Vietnam’s Red River Delta. It is rested for five years prior to bottling.
Sampled on 10/08/2014
(sample from 2008) Crystal clear.
Buttered scones and yeast brown bread with white pepper.
Oily mouthfeel with delicate bready flavours fighting for attention against aggressive black pepper spice.
Bready notes and lingering black pepper spice.
Closure: Natural cork stopper