This award winning "puro" style Peruvian Pisco is the finest expression of the "macho grape," called quebranta. Caravedo Puro Quebranta is sustainably harvested and hand-crafted 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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