Cappelletti Pasubio Vino Amaro
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Cappelletti Pasubio Vino Amaro

Item # 37305 750mL
$19.99/ Single Bottle
$239.88/ Case of 12
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17.00%
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Tasting Notes

Pasubio was one of the first amaro recipes built on a base of aged wine created by Guiseppe Cappelletti in the early 20th century. Notes of the old alpine style here include blueberries, strawberry confit, pine sap and mountain herbs.


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Staff Pick Notes

Here is a historical fun fact along with some tasting notes. Monte Pasubio in the Dolomites is famed for its road with 52 tunnels. Built by the Italian army as an alternate supply route, this road shows the Italian ingenuity to make what one has available work to his or her advantage. This amaro serves as a regional tribute to ingenuity of all sorts! Guiseppe Cappellitti is revered for his Italian digestif creations. The nose of this blend offers notes of tree bark, root beer and other woody, earthy elements. The palate shows more cola notes and a light, pleasant bitterness that slowly increases through the culmination. Hints of mint also appear as the finish lingers. If you are unsure of where to start exploring amari, you have found a great starting point without traversing a mountainous path including 52 tunnels!

- BLR

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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