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Nonino Grappa Antica Cuvée

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AnticaCuvée® is a precise blend of Grappas among which Cabernet, Merlot and Schioppettino distilled using the artisanal method and aged from 4 to 20 years in small Limousin oak barrels or former Sherry barrels.Amber, possessing great aromatic richness, a scent of spices, of brioche and pastries and bitter almond.
Price
R1,001.27
Delivery:
2 - 3 working days

Product Description

AnticaCuvée® is a precise blend of Grappas among which Cabernet, Merlot and Schioppettino distilled using the artisanal method and aged from 4 to 20 years in small Limousin oak barrels or former Sherry barrels.
Amber, possessing great aromatic richness, a scent of spices, of brioche and pastries and bitter almond. Vintage dated and numbered production.

Features:

Primary Product:

Carefully selected good quality pomace among which Cabernet, Merlot and Schioppettino, collected when it is fresh and soft.

Fermentation:

In stainless steel tanks under vacuum and in temperature controlled conditions, followed immediately by distillation in order to avoid harmful secondary fermentations.

Artisanal Distillation:

Artisanal batch steam distillation according to the ancient family tradition in special, exclusive stills renovated by Benito Nonino. The distillation happens very slowly to allow the volatile components, responsible for the perfumes, a proper evaporation period and subsequent condensation, in order to keep intact the precious organoleptic characteristics of the chosen vines varieties.

Natural Aging:

A blend of Grappas which have been aged from 4 to 20 years in small oak barrels from Limousin and former Sherry barrels. Bottled without the addition of coloring agents.

Production:

Limited and numbered.

Alcohol Content:

43% vol

Bottling:

Not manual – bottled in transparent screen-printed glass (700 ml).

Packaging:

Individually packaged
6 bottle cartons
Singly in a varnished white wood case with silver interior.

Tasting:

It has to be served in a special crystal glass, very wide and curved-balloon type. Before tasting AnticaCuvée®, it is crucial to let it rest in the glass for some minutes: on exposure to oxygen the perfumes are enhanced and the nose/palate harmony is perfected.

Visual Sensation:

Amber, luminous and enveloping.

Olfactory Sensation:

Possessing great aromatic richness, a scent of spices, of brioche and pastries, orange and candied fruits.

Taste sensation:

Warm, velvety and persistent, its aromatic shades are backed up with additional apricot fruit notes, vanilla and bitter almond.

When & How To Drink Antica Cuvée®:

Its particular elegance and personality is the perfect end to a meal, perhaps accompanied by a good cigar, as an accompaniment while reading or to be savoured with one’s friends. It goes unforgettably well with foie gras, dark chocolate or hot chocolate-based desserts.