This award winning "puro" style Peruvian Pisco was voted BEST IN SHOW UNAGED WHITE SPIRIT & BEST PISCO, DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL, at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016 & 2017. Over forty wine & spirit professionals agreed Caravedo Puro Torontel was better than any unaged vodka, gin, rum, tequila, etc--ANY unaged clear spirit--two years in a row. Caravedo Puro Torontel is 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 torontel (torrontés) 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 traditional, flat-top falca stills.
Condition: clean, concise and bright
Aroma Characteristics: floral high notes of geranium, orange blossom and honeysuckle.
Maturity: un-aged and rested in stainless
steel for one year.
Body: medium viscosity
Flavor Intensity: pronounced
Flavor Characteristics: bright characteristics of flowers and citrus fruit.
Finish: light, bright, long and refreshing.
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The Spirit in Context
Country of Origin – Peru
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