No age statement
Pronounced ‘ah-BAY-lya’, Abelha means ‘bee’ in Portuguese. Albelha is produced in the Chapada national park, Diamantina, Bahia in Northern Brazil – a point of difference in its self as the majority of cachaças are produced in the Sao Paolo or Minas Gerais regions, both in the mid-east of Brazil.
Sampled before 1st May 2011
Appealing gluey nose with fermenting fruit and vegetal aromas.
A hot palate with hints of stoned fruit, unripe pear and cactus juice.
Fruity notes last through the peppery finish.