Gruppo Caffo

Vecchia Grappa [Barrique]

Vecchia Grappa [Barrique], Caffo

Vecchia Grappa [Barrique], Caffo
  • Invecchiata (aged) grappa produced at Caffo Distilleria Friulia in Udine, Italy
  • Made from 100% Italian red and white grape pomace
  • Distilled in a bain-marie-style alembic pot still wherein the grape skins are steam distilled
  • Aged in oak casks for 1 year
  • The nose provides aromas of steamed jasmine rice, stone ground wheat, wood pulp, and cherimoya custard apple; the palate shows great balance of dry fruit and barrel notes with red apple skin, sourdough bread, and toasted barley with faint vanilla and white oak on the finish
  • 40% ABV

In accordance with the G.I. for grappa, this invecchiata is produced in Italy using 100% Italian-grown grape pomace and is barrel aged at least 1 year. The time spent in oak further rounds out the harsh edges typically associated with grappa and lends a warm, confectionary embrace to this elegant spirit.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
NV
Country:
Italy
Region:
Calabria
Spirit Type:
Brandy
Spirit Sub Type:
Grappa

Sizes Available

Full Bottle IT-XGC-09-NV 12/750ml

Tasting Notes

Caffo Vecchia Grappa is a grappa invecchiata produced at Caffo Distilleria Friulia in Udine, Italy. In accordance with the G.I. for grappa, this invecchiata-style grappa is produced in Italy using 100% Italian-grown grape pomace and is barrel aged at least 1 year. Carefully distilled in a bain-marie alembic pot still wherein the grape skins are steam distilled, the time spent in oak further rounds out the harsh edges typically associated with the category. The nose provides aromas of steamed jasmine rice, stone ground wheat, wood pulp, and cherimoya custard apple. The palate is shows great balance between dry fruit and barrel notes with red apple skin, sourdough bread, and toasted barley, with faint vanilla and white oak on the finish. 40% ABV.