Single Malt, Italy, 70cl, Ref: 17745
The first limited edition of the Italian transalpine single malt, Puni Alba was left to rest for six months to three years in oak barrels that have previously contained Sicilian marsala, Pinot Noir from South Tyrol and Zibibbo from Pantelleria.
Profile: a cocktail of lemons, white pepper, vanilla and coriander sprinkled with a pinch of mineral salts. Heather honey and red fruits (strawberry and redcurrant).
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AwardsBronze Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013
- Appearance : vibrant gold.
- Nose : fine, balanced. A particularly pleasant start with a cocktail of lemons, white pepper, vanilla and fresh coriander sprinkled with a pinch of mineral salts. Develops into heather honey and red fruits (strawberry and redcurrant). This young distillate wants
- Palate : assertive, precise. Dominated by candied lemon. Later, apples and pears appear on a soft bed of straw. Assertive, it develops into spices (ginger and star anise) and chocolate. Salted butter caramel and toffee already herald a rich finish.
- Overall : it monopolises the main ingredients of the nose and palate since apples, pears, citrus fruit and salt are present. To this are added notes of cut hay and plants (verbena and camomile). The retro-nasal olfaction evokes both lemon meringue tart and freshly
- The brand
Already passionate about Scotch whisky, the idea of an Italian whisky inspired the Ebensperger family to launch their own grain-based eau de vie. High in the Alps, Puni benefits from an environment suited to the growing of cereal crops and cask ageing. Beyond the distillery’s highly unusual cubic shape, Puni stands out for its carefully judged blend of three malted grains that are double distilled: a barley base whose aromatic range is enriched with the addition of locally grown rye and wheat.
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