Gran Riserva 12 anni
Selected Monovitigno® Merlot grapes, harvested fresh when perfectly ripe, 100% distilled with artisanal method and aged over 12 years
Nonino Gran Riserva Monovitigno® Merlot Aged 12 years Aged is a Merlot Grape Spirit aged over 12 years in Sherry Cask from Jerez de la Frontera in the company Cellars, under seal and permanent surveillance.
NOVEMBER 27, 1984 The Noninos mark a new turning point; they distill the whole grape and create the Grape Spirit: ÙE®. The Ministerial authorization for the production of Grape Spirit (D.M. 20.10.84) is granted following a specific request by the Noninos
Selected Monovitigno® Merlot grapes,
harvested fresh when perfectly ripe.
100% Artisanal Distillation Batch with head and tail cutting, in particular and exclusive copper steam stills renovated by Benito Nonino. Distillation takes place very slowly in order to allow the volatile components,
responsible for the perfumes, a proper evaporation and consequent condensation while keeping intact the precious
organoleptic characteristics of the grape variety chosen.
Aged over 12 years in Sherry Cask from Jerez de la Frontera in the company Cellars, under seal and permanent surveillance by the Customs and Monopoly Agency, bottled 0% color additives
500ml bottle hand carved with the diamond wheel by an Italian artisan, with a hand silk-screen printed gold label signed
by the Master Distiller and Chef de cave Benito Nonino.
It should be served at room temperature in a wide balloon glass. Before tasting, it must rest in the glass for a few minutes:
by oxygenating the aromas are exalted and the harmony between nose and palate is completed
Precious, with natural amber color with gold hue, it expresses a harmonious elegance of sweet scents of marzipan, raisins, iris, violets and candied fruit and candied fruit which are found in the persistent taste and with balsamic notes.
Visual sensation – Amber color with golden reflections.
Olfactory sensation – To the nose it is very rich, elegant, with sweet scents of marzipan, raisins, iris, violets and candied fruit.
Tasting sensation – The harmony of smell and taste is completed, aromas become flavors: marzipan, raisins, iris, violets and candied
fruit can be found in the taste with persistent balsamic notes.
Extraordinary for meditation, or in combination with chocolate, cream and desserts with dried fruit.