The GRAPPA LUIGI Francoli BARRELS OF LIMOUSIN is from the pomace of Nebbiolo and Dolcetto grapes, aged for 36 months in oak barrels. Next blend with a limited amount of Grappa Moscato and refinement of the final 8 months in barrels of Limousin oak. Colour: intense golden yellow, bright and clear. Bouquet: clean, fragrant with hints of toasted hazelnut, vanilla, raisins and candied fruit. Palate: soft and smooth where the alcohol and the sweet notes, pleasantly astringent properties of wood are in perfect balance with one another. The final reserve delicate nuances of hazelnut and tropical fruit.
Nice golden amber color.
Interesting nose with hazelnut and almond notes along with grape skins and subtle floral aromas.
On the palate the oak shows up first with a big spicy note. The oak then starts to fade and there is a rich and sweet grape character that turn floral and aromatic as it leads to the finish.
This grappa is leaning towards a sweet style and the there is some nice cinnamon and spicy oak character on the front of the palate.
In a new look! From the Nebbiolo grapes of Barolo layers of Monforte, Barolo, La Morra and Grinzane Cavour he has been stored more than 48 months in oak barrels. Second phase of maturity in French oak barrels with a capacity of 225 liters. In the color intense gold, amber, shiny. In Fragrance intense, noble finesse with balanced aroma of vanilla. The taste sweet, soft, enveloping with a broad, balanced and persistent bouquet. Powerfully elegant fire with lush fruit and a hint of bitter almond. Content: 500 ml Cellar: Francoli
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