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Amaro and Liqueurs

Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®

Obtained from the union between Antonio Nonino’s ancient recipe and the experience of the Nonino family in the Art of distillation.
Elegant, with an extraordinary scent of herbs, ennobled by ÙE® Nonino Grape Distillate aged in barriques.




1933: Antonio Nonino, a distiller by trade, makes his dream which involves the best traditions of Friuli come true. By means of the art of alchemy he creates infusions based on Grappa and herbs from Carnia. Drop by drop, Amaro Carnia is born.
1984: Giannola and Benito Nonino honour Antonio’s precious tradition with a creation unique in the world for its purity: ÙE® (grape in Friulian language), the Grape Distillate is born.
1987: In the cellars of Cristina, Antonella and Elisabetta, in small barriques of different woods, the aging of ÙE® starts.
1992: The excellent result of aged ÙE® is combined with the experience of Antonio Nonino. Drop by drop Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® is born. It is a bitter distillate with a portion of ÙE® aged in barriques and small casks.
Imperial size 6,300 ml by reservation .
  • Primary Product:

    Quintessentia of herbs with a portion of ÙE®, Nonino Grape Distillate, aged in barriques. All natural ingredients and vegan friendly.

  • Artisanal Distillation:

    ÙE®, Nonino Grape Distillate is craft distilled with Discontinuous distillation process with head and tail cutting, in copper steam stills.

  • Alcohol Content:

    35% vol.

  • Bottling:

    Non manual, old pharmacy bottle in transparent glass 100, 350, 500, 700, 2000 and 6300 ml.

  • Tasting:

    It should be served at room temperature.

  • Taste Sentation:

    Elegant and balanced, with an extraordinary scent of herbs.

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Primary Product

Quintessentia of herbs obatined from the Antonio Nonino’s ancient original recipe.

Ennobled by ÙE®, Nonino Grape Distillate, aged in barriques of Nevers, Limousin and ex-Sherry small casks.


“Scent of orange zest, bitter orange marmelade, thyme and menthol, with exhotic notes like mango. Nice mix of sweet and bitter on the palate, perceptible pepper and liquorice; cocoa aftertaste.”




Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available, in the 100 ml capacity, inside the package ANTOLOGIA® NONINO COLLEZIONE MINIATURE, consisting of:
8 Grappas Monovitigno® 100 ml
3 ÙE® Monovitigno® 100 ml
3 Frut® Fruit Distillate 100 ml
1 Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® 100 ml.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available, in the 100 ml capacity, within the NONINO GLAMOUR package in white lacquered wood with gold color inscriptions, consisting of 3 Grappas Monovitigno® 100 ml and 1 Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® 100 ml.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in an individually packaged case.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in a brown color decorated cylinder, only in the 700 ml capacity.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in a red color decorated cylinder, only in the 700 ml capacity.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in a decorated cardboard frame, with gold color interior, which can contain, upon request, a choice of 2 bottles 350 ml of:
Grappa Monovitigno® and Monovitigni®
Grappa Vendemmia Riserva
ÙE® Monovitigno® and Monovitigni®
GIOIELLO® Honey distillate
FRUT® Fruit distillate (Cerasus, Pirus e Prunus)
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available, in the 700 ml capacity, in a decorated case with 2 Nonino Tumblers.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® è disponibile singolarmente, nella capacità da 700 ml, in cornice in cartoncino decorato, interno color oro.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in the 100 ml capacity in the decorated cardboard counter dispenser that contains 20 bottles 100 ml of Grappas, Distillates and Amaro Nonino in the elegant pet transparent cases. Size: 22.5 × 28 × 19 cm.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available in a white lacquered wooden package with gold color and glitter decorations consisting of 5 Grappa Monovitigno® 350 ml and
1 Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® 350ml
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® individually available in a water painted wooden case, with silver color silk screen and leather fastener, only in the 700 ml capacity.
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® available, in the 100 ml capacity, within the PENTAGRAM WOOD 5 package, consisting of 4 Grappa Monovitigno® 100ml
1 Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® 100 ml


"Beati Fumo" di Nonino

From the creative mind of Mike Ryan, mixologist in Chicago, an enveloping cocktail that gives the suggestions of a journey in the Distilleries at Ronchi di Percoto.


Decorate with rose petals


Bitter Zest

Created by the Italian mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola, this refined and seducing cocktail mixes the delicate tastes of grapefruit, rose petals and rhubarb with the unmistakable notes of the Nonino bitter.


Decorate with a chinotto slice


La Follia del Quintessentia

A cocktail to be eaten, created by Matteo Zappile from the Il Pagliaccio in Rome. The orange cubes soaked in Amaro Quintessentia® for 24 hours give a unique experience.

Pink grapefruit

Decorate with Pink grapefruit twist



Created in 2011, a brilliant variation of the legendary Negroni, the aperitif cocktail created by Count Camillo Negroni in Florence in the 1920s. Made precious by the softness of Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®.


Decorate with two leaves of mint


Nonino Frozen

Delicious ad easy to prepare. With this pounded cocktail, inspired to the Cuban mojito, Davide Girardi from Udine has relealed the most fresh and festive side of Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®. Such a success that in 2011 he deserved an entire page on the Corriere della Sera.


Decorate with an orange twist.



This wonderful digestive liqueur is prepared warming up orange skins infused in Amaro Nonino Quintessentia® and it has to be served warm. Perfect to conclude a meal with pleasure and to warm up in a cold winter night.


Paper Plane

Created in 2007 by Sam Ross, mixologist in New York, it has made the cocktail bars all over the world fall in love and now it has become a "Modern Classic". In 2016 the New York Times celebrated it as the representative of the category of "Equal-parts cocktails", which means those cocktails with maximum five ingredients in equal parts.

Lemon, strawberries and mint

Decorate with lemon slice, strawberries and mint sprig



The German mixologist Jörg Krause suggests a fresh and spring cocktail. The sweetness of the strawberries is made unique by the unmistakable taste of Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®.


Top with a lemon peel


The Reanimator

Created by the famous mixologist, historian and author David Wondrich, it is an equal parts cocktail that joins Amaro Nonino with Whisky. Seducing and of great character, in 2011 the Reanimator is recommended by Eric Asimov, the Wine Critic of the New York Times.


Decorate with a strawberry



A fresh cocktail that celebrates the summer, conceived by the German mixologist Jörg Krause, based on Grappa Nonino Monovitigno® Moscato and Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®.


Decorate with grapefruit zest



Amaro Nonino coupled with Pirus® Williams Pear Distillate, for a fanciful and thirst quenching result, with the fragrance of just picked fruit.


Slice of orange


Aperitivo Nonino Giannola Style

Fabulous long drink with “sparkling wine at pleasure”, perfect for all occasions and even fresher thanks to the versatility of the bitter Amaro Nonino Quintessentia®.


To complete a meal, served at room temperature, as a digestive, served hot as the NoninoPunch® or in fabulous cocktails. Wonderful as the Giannola Style Nonino Aperitif with ice, a slice of blonde orange and sparkling wine at pleasure. Taste it fresh, in purity, with dark chocolate.