Mauro Vergano Americano
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Mauro Vergano Americano - NV

Item # 19693 750mL

This bitter is made with a grape base of Grignolino from Piedmont. The color is deep cherry, as opposed to the typical chocolate color of most bitters. The resulting bitter is much more fruit-driven. Full of cherries and quinine. This can be enjoyed straight or, try it with ice and an orange rind as garnish.

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Mauro Vergano, the creator of this bitter is an artisanal producer. Production is very small. Competitors like Aperol and Campari sell millions of bottles a year. He produces a small amount of them. He is the son of a pharmacist and a nephew of a winemaker. This kind of aperitif is made with wine, sugar and ingredients like botanicals and herbs. This Americano combines gentian with wormwood, citrus and orange peel. Grignolino is used: it's a low tannin and medium body grape and the result id incredible...smooth and fruity with some earthy root finish, I would enjoy it with some ice, a splash of soda and a sliced orange.




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 notes of strawberry, cherry, and pink peppercorn. The red Freisa is vinified in a variety of styles:...

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