This award winning "puro" style Peruvian Pisco is the finest expression of the "macho grape," called quebranta. Caravedo Puro Quebranta is produced at the oldest distillery in the Americas, Destilería La Caravedo, Est. 1684.
Method of Production: Single-distilled to 40% ABV (80 proof) requiring approximately 3 kilos (7 lbs.) of quebranta grapes to produce one 750ml bottle. Distilled from 100% fully fermented grape juice (pure wine--no pomace) and rested a minimum of six months with no additives of any kind: no color, no water, no sugar, no wood flavoring. Distilled through alambique copper pot stills.
Condition: clean and fresh
Aroma Characteristics: apple, bosc pear, grassy, almond, cherry with hints of banana and chocolate.
Maturity: un-aged yet rested in stainless steel for a minimum of six months.
Body: medium viscosity
Flavor Intensity: pronounced
Flavor Characteristics: dry orchard fruit, grassy, banana, hint of chocolate.
Finish: round, cheerful, clean.
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Country of Origin – Peru
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