Vicario Spirits

Mirto Liqueur

Mirto Liqueur, Vicario

Mirto Liqueur, Vicario
  • A unique herbal expression of myrtle (Myrtus communis), a flowering Mediterranean evergreen shrub
  • Estate-grown Myrtle lines ancient walls, remnants of a medieval hospital, at Vicario’s family farm Villa Sant’Andrea in Cortona, Italy
  • The myrtle berries are harvested by hand in autumn, and the liqueur is finished in South Carolina
  • A delightfully refreshing herbal liqueur with notes of black tea, cinnamon, and faint bitter orange
  • 38% ABV

Myrtle, sacred to the goddesses Aphrodite, was used by the ancient Greeks to encircle the head of the winners in games, solidifying the plant as a symbol of glory. The tradition of Mirto Liqueur, famous on the island of Sardinia, arrived by way of bandits from Gallura who took it from nearby Corsica.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
NV
Country:
United States
Region:
South Carolina
Spirit Type:
Liqueur
Spirit Sub Type:
Fruit

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-XVL-07-NV 6/750ml

Tasting Notes

Myrtle (Myrtus communis), sacred to the goddesses Aphrodite, was used by the ancient Greeks to encircle the head of the winners in games, solidifying the plant as a symbol of glory. The tradition of Mirto Liqueur, famous on the island of Sardinia, arrived by way of bandits from Gallura who took it from nearby Corsica. Estate grown Myrtle lines ancient walls, remnants of a medieval hospital, at Vicario’s family farm Villa Sant’Andrea in Cortona, Italy. The myrtle berries are harvested by hand in autumn, and the liqueur is finished in South Carolina. The result is a delightfully refreshing herbal liqueur with notes of black tea, cinnamon, and faint bitter orange. 38% ABV.