Carlo Alberto Bianco

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  • Range: Bianco, Rosso, Extra Dry (Sec)Carlo Alberto Vermouth Bianco
  • Producer: Unknown at present
  • UK Distributor: None
  • Retail Price: £24.04
  • Origin: Italy
  • ABV: 18%
  • Distinct Botanicals: Star Anise, Bitter Orange, Sweet Orange, Cherry, Raspberry, Absinthium, Cardamom, Coriander, Tarragon, Tonka Bean, Carnation, Gentian, Lemon, Marjoram, Mandarin, Mint, Nutmeg, Cassia, Rhubarb, Wild Rose, Vanilla, Violet, Yarrow
  • Wine Base: Unknown at present
  • Sugar Content: Unknown at present
  • Nose: Zesty Citrus, Grass, Jamine
  • Palette: Fresh Lemon Balm, Nutmeg, Cloves, Jasmine
  • Finish: Lingering Lemon and Hay
  • Overall: Fantastic quality, great balance of sweetness and herbs. Great chilled over ice with a slice of grapefruit zest!

Famed for realising there entire botanical mix and using a high quality base wine Riserva Carlo Alberto make their white vermouth by infusing 25 herbs, spice, fruits and flowers in neutral alcohol for 40 days and then blending the resulting liquid with two types of wine – DOGC Asti Muscat and DOGC Caluso Erbaluce. This is then aged in oak casks for three to six months. Named after King Carlo Alberto.

 

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