Grappa Castello di Brolio Riserva, gift box, 0.5 L
Grappa of pure amber.
Amazing, elegant taste of grappa combines floral and fruit tones with delicate notes of vanilla and wood.
Intense flavor of grappa, with hints of blackberries and grapes.
Grappa is recommended to use as a digestif.
Grappa Castello di Brolio Riserva is made from grape pomace of Chianti Classico, involved in the production of wine "Castello di Brolio". Grapes for grappa is distilled using traditional methods: the use of boilers with slow output for maintaining the original characteristics of the grapes. The long aging in oak barrels for at least 18 months, gives grappa "Castello di Brolio Riserva" unique character and rich grape aroma. Grappa Riserva Castello di Broglio in an elegant box can be a perfect gift!
From the XV century grappa was simple Italians drink, but years of improvement made it a high-end product, the symbol of Italy, "Italian brandy." Grappa is produced by distilling grape pomace (seeds, peel and pulp) - either immediately after pressing the grapes, or from pomace after the formation of wine. Then grappa is aged in oak barrels.
Ricasoli family has ancient roots and is the fourth oldest in the world of family businesses. It is also the oldest company in Italy, the family owns the castle Ricasoli Castello di Brolio with 1141. Ricasoli were among the first who devoted himself to the development of agriculture and viticulture. It is known that since the late 1600's, the family made the first export in Amsterdam and England. And since the beginning of 1900 wine Broglio known and exported all over the world: from China to Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Costa Rica. One of his ancestors, Baron Bettino Ricasoli (1809-1880), nicknamed the "Iron Baron", more than 30 years conducted research and experiments with the aim of producing high quality wines of Chianti, able to compete on an international level with the great French wines. Baron has fulfilled this mission to unlock the potential of the terroir Broglio, combining processes, applied science with the principles of winemaking. In 1867, wine Ricasoli won the first gold medal at the International Exhibition in Paris. Activities Baron gave not just a boost to the development of winemaking in Chianti. In accordance with the modern principles of the organization of economic and agriculture, Bettino Ricasoli contributed to the development of roads and railways in the region and many other progressive movements. "Currently, our research nearly a thousand years," - says the great-grandson Bettino Ricasoli - Francesco, managing since 1993 the company, which owns 240 hectares of vineyards and 26 hectares of olive groves in the beautiful and rich diversity of soils and climate of the Chianti region. He continues the noble cause of ancestors, maintaining the quality and character of the great wines of Broglio, conducting tests, assessing the unique features of the area and its history, winning the highest awards world-class and giving new value culture and art of wine drinking.