Rossi D'Angera Spitz Apéritif Liqueur
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Rossi D'Angera Spitz Apéritif Liqueur

Item # 37800 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
$299.52/ Case of 12
ABV
20.00%
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Tasting Notes

Refreshing, lower alcohol thirst quenching cocktails should be staples in anybody's repertoire and today's palate has embraced spirits with a perky bitter edge. Drinks like the spritz are simple to make and very versatile. And remember, you can't spell spritz without Spitz.


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Staff Pick Notes

Distillates made from the gentian roots and flowers are common in southern Europe. The warming effect meant the shepherds of the high elevation could tend to their flocks during the cold months while the natural herbs and roots fortified their immune systems. Rossi D'Angera Spitz is such a gentian liqueur in the same vein as the ever-popular Suze. Made on the shores of Lake Maggiore in Lombardy, this liqueur shows an exquisite balance between sweet and bitter. Lemons, Seville oranges, Alpine flowers, and underlying spice notes make this a wonderfully quaffable bitter liqueur. "Americano" 1oz Rossi D'Angera Spitz 1oz Pianora Natural Sweet Vermouth Top with San Pellegrino Garnish with lemon peel and rosemary

- MHG

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Lombardy

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