Calissano Recipes


Calissano Recipes


VERMOUTH RECIPES

What’s in Calissano Vermouth Bianco?

Base wine (at least 75% of the product):Pure Gavi DOCG; a selection of twelve different kinds of herbs (above all artemisia) and spices, with some herbs grown and picked in Piedmont; alcohol; sugar; water.ABV: 18% vol.

Sensory profile: intense straw yellow, revealing a good, sweet and persistent citrus note combined with a spicy complexity that comes mainly from elecampane, turmeric, zedoary, and cardamom.Complex, pleasantly sweet and with a long, lingering palate that comes above all from the good alcohol and structure of the Gavi base wine.

How to drink it:

Excellent both as an aperitif, neat or on the rocks with orange zest, or as an ingredient in classic international cocktails. Great at the end of a meal and, last but not least, an excellent meditation wine.

What’s in Calissano Vermouth Rosso?

Base wine (at least 75% of the product):Mainly Gavi DOCG, come Langhe Nebbiolo DOC; a selection of 14 different kinds of herbs (above all artemisia) and spices, with some herbs grown and picked in Piedmont; alcohol; sugar; water.ABV: 18% vol.                         

Sensory profile: brilliant red and a first sip it reveals the traditional flavour that is the legacy of the artemisia.The tart note is smoothed down by the citrus hints of bitter orange and grapefruit, in tandem with the spicier tang of thyme and bay leaf, closing on an elegant vanilla note.The nice structure given by the base wines of Gavi and Nebbiolo makes this vermouth uniquely pleasing and persistent.

How to drink it:

Excellent both as an aperitif, smooth or on the rocks with orange zest, or as an ingredient in classic international cocktails (Negroni, Manhattan). Great at the end of a meal and, last but not least, an excellent meditation wine.