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Grappa Stravecchia, Distilleria Pisoni (Trentino, Italy)
Grappa Stravecchia
Distilleria Pisoni (Trentino, Italy)
Raw matter: Pomace of Grapes from Trentino
Price: € 17.00 - 70cl Score: Wine that excels in its category
This grappa shows a pale amber yellow color, limpid and transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas of prune, hazelnut, pear, vanilla, tobacco, chocolate and licorice, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors, with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, balanced sweetness. The finish is persistent with flavors of prune, hazelnut and chocolate. This grappa is distilled in a batch bainmarie alembic still and is aged in barrique. Alcohol 40%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)
2 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
3 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)
4 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
5 Rosso Conero Riserva Grosso Agontano 2007, Garofoli (Italy)
6 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2004, Dorigati (Italy)
7 Brunello di Montalcino 2006, Siro Pacenti (Italy)
8 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
9 Batàr 2008, Querciabella (Italy)
10 Soave Motto Piane 2008, Fattori (Italy)
11 Collio Sauvignon Ronco delle Mele 2010, Venica (Italy)
12 Brunello di Montalcino Progetto Prime Donne 2004, Donatella Cinelli Colombini (Italy)
13 Gran Masetto 2007, Endrizzi (Italy)
14 Franciacorta Pas Dosé Récemment Dégorgé 2006, Cavalleri (Italy)
15 Barolo Bussia 2001, Prunotto (Italy)

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