Sandro Bottega Fumé

Aged Prosecco Grappa

Grappa Fumé Bottega is a product with a great personality, aged in wood barrels which have undergone a special smoking process. Its elegant and captivating packaging, a bottle with a delicate shape, symbolizes a drop of grappa at the moment of distillation.
Selection and care of the raw materials grant quality, freshness and perfect conservation of the pomace which originates this grappa. Grappa Fumé Bottega derives from Glera grape, an autochthonous vine used to produce Prosecco. The skins, perfumed and still rich in must, undergo three distillation phases with different temperature. The process takes place in traditional copper alembics, which allow for under vacuum distillation (greater protection of aromas), with bain-marie heating (indirect and therefore more delicate system), thus preserving the organoleptic qualities of originary grapes. Thanks to a final passage in a demethylation column, residues of methyl alcohol are significantly lower than the limits set by the law. Grappa is then aged for 12 months in oak barrels produced with traditional techniques: freshly cut wood is left to dry in open air for at least 24 months. Staves are cut and assembled before undergoing an intense  toasting.  Depending  on the kind of toasting, different chemical and physical transformations  take place, bearing a different impact on the organoleptic profile of the distillate which will be stored in these barrels. Aging is a complex process that can only be managed at best thanks to the experience of the master distiller, ensuring the enhancement of sensory profile and personality of the distillate, which also acquires its typical amber color.

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Veneto - Italy

Bottles per carton: 6
Cartons per pallet: 45
Bottle weight (gross): 1.2 Kg
Bottle size: 11.6 x 30 x 11.6 cm
Carton weight (gross): 8 Kg
Carton dimensions: 36.1 x 29.8 x 24.1 cm

Alcol: 38%

cl 70 - cl 100 - cl 300

Organoleptic Characteristics

Color and Appearance
Amber color.

Bouquet
Intense and intriguing, its olfactory notes remind of dried fruit (especially raisins), vanilla and sweet spices.

Taste
Smooth and round, on the palate it is characterized by a spicy aftertaste with a delicate aroma of vanilla in the finish.

Serving Temperature

10-12 °C

Serving Suggestions

Aged grappa is an ingredient in cocktails and long drinks, and is perfect if slowly sipped pure, after meals, as a meditation distillate. It is a perfect match with dark chocolate, with cocoa- or coffee-based cakes and with pastries, particularly with almond, nut or pistachio biscuits.

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