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Staff Pick

Primitivo Quiles Vermouth Rojo

Item # 30957 1L
$19.99/ Single Bottle
$119.94/ Case of 6
Country
Region
ABV
15.00%

Tasting Notes

This historic family winery dating back to the 1780s produces some of the most authentically traditional and highly respected wines in all of Europe. They also make this out of control good red vermouth based in the original secret family recipe. The touch of sweetness is balanced well by surprising notes of green grass, kola nut, tree bark, baking spice, and nutty oxidative notes. Supple, delicious, and versatile.


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Staff Pick Notes

Spend any time in Spain and you'll quickly learn that Vermouth is no mere accent for a martini. It's a tradition, a part of life, an integral note in the rhythm of an evening (la hora del vermouth). Sipped on the rocks with perhaps a garnish of orange peel or olive, it makes a refreshing aperitif, but is also a superb accompaniment to tapas like anchovies and roasted peppers. The Quiles is made from Monestrel which is macerated with fennel, sage, and clove. It's slightly sweet with bright fresh cherry and baking spice notes (clove and cinnamon) with a twinge of bitterness on the finish. Perfect for the holidays or when you just want to sit and dream of Spain.

- ALM

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