Gruppo Caffo

Vecchio Amaro del Capo

Vecchio Amaro del Capo, Caffo

Vecchio Amaro del Capo, Caffo
  • The flagship amaro of the Fratelli Caffo Distillery, produced in Limbadi, Italy
  • Distilled from sugar beets, then macerated with 29 Southern Italian botanicals
  • Botanicals include sweet and bitter oranges, tangerine, chamomile, juniper, licorice, anise, mint, and hyssop
  • All botanicals are harvested at peak ripeness and maturity, then immediately macerated to capture the truest expression of each ingredient
  • Aromas of Mandarin orange peel, mint, anise, and cinnamon bark prime the palate for complementary flavors of bitter orange, clove, licorice, and spicy juniper; tangerine, chamomile, and allspice linger prominently on an ever-shifting finish
  • 35% ABV

The 29 botanicals sourced from around the distillery in Southern Italy paint a picture of the terroir of the region with local herbs, fruits, flowers, roots, and spices. Traditionally served chilled to cut through the Calabrian heat, enjoy this botanically complex yet delightfully approachable amaro cold, at room temperature, or in cocktails, to observe how the expression changes and develops as its herbal aromatics give way to warm fruit with balanced acidity.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
NV
Country:
Italy
Region:
Calabria
Spirit Type:
Liqueur
Spirit Sub Type:
Amaro / Digestivi / Aperitivi / Bitter

Sizes Available

Full Bottle IT-XGC-01-NV 12/750ml
1L IT-XGC-01-NVL 12/1000ml

Tasting Notes

Vecchio Amaro del Capo is the flagship amaro of the Fratelli Caffo Distillery in Limbadi, Italy. Distilled from sugar beets then macerated with 29 Calabrian herbs, spices, roots, fruits, and flowers, this digestivo amaro encapsulates the flora of the region. Botanicals include both sweet and bitter oranges, tangerines, chamomile, juniper, licorice, anise, mint, and hyssop. All botanicals are harvested at peak ripeness and maturity then immediately macerated to capture the truest expression of each ingredient.

Aromas of Mandarin orange peel, mint, anise, and cinnamon bark prime the palate for complementary flavors of bitter orange, clove, licorice, and spicy juniper. Tangerine, chamomile, and allspice linger prominently on an ever-shifting finish. Traditionally served chilled to cut through the Calabrian heat, enjoy this botanically complex amaro cold, at room temperature, or in cocktails, and observe how the expression changes and develops as its herbal aromatics give way to warm fruit with balanced acidity. 35% ABV.

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