CAPOVILLA Grappa di Barolo 44%
Grappa, Italy / Venetie, 50cl, Ref: 3879
This grappa is made from Nebbiolo grapes, used to produce Barolo (a famous Italian red wine from the Piedmont region). Distilled by Capovilla, the Master distiller, in his water-bath stills, just outside the town of Bassano. Grappa di Barolo is a powerful eau de vie, characterised by notes of black grapes, blackberries and flowers (roses, lilac and mallow).
All bottles of Capovilla spirits are laced, waxed and finally stamped by hand, reflecting the care that is taken at every stage of production. The handwritten label records the type of fruit, the year of harvest and the number of each bottle. A genuine work of art.
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- Appearance : Colourless.
- Nose : Powerful, concentrated. The grapes are black, as are the other fruit (blueberries, blackberries, cherries, blackcurrants). Evolves with heady floral notes (tuberose, gardenia, camellia). The minerality leads towards stone fruit (prunes, apricots).
- Palate : Firm and creamy at the same time. The grape skins burst, releasing purple juice. Tannic, the mid-palate is reminiscent of a Barolo, with a fruity, spicy (cardamom) and balsamic (cedar) bouquet.
- Overall : Impressive length. Due to a summer heatwave, the fruit has become partially dried (figs and dates). In fact, halfway between freshness and dryness, their heart is red, surrounded by crimson.
- The brand
Vittorio Gianni Capovilla is recognised as one of the best distillers in the world. Intensely passionate about fruit, the former mechanic is dedicated to seeking out its rarest and most remarkable varieties in the Alps and Italy or indeed in France and Romania. A veritable engineer of nature, he has, since 1976, been dedicated to finding new ways to purify his eaux de vie and preserve the essence of its fruit and pomace, filing numerous patents related to distillation, conservation and reduction before bottling.
- Delivery and payment
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