Amaro Obsession

AMARO ALPINO

Piemonte

Boves, CN

Being “Argalà”, in Occitan dialect, means being satisfied, being happy. Argalà Liquorificio Artigianale was born in 2011 from the idea of ​​two friends, Piero Nuvoloni-Bonnet and Enrico Giordana, who have been producing liqueurs since January 2016 in an old renovated barn in the heart of the Boves countryside. In the summer of 2018, Piero and Enrico bottled the first batch of their Amaro Alpino, considered the sum of the experience gained over the years. The recipe is inspired by an intoxicating walk that lasted two days, from the Maritime Alps to the sea, sanctioning the encounter between citrus and balsamic notes thanks to the use of components such as orange peel, pine and lavender. The process includes the cold maceration of thirty botanicals and dilution with water from the Alps.

Testing Notes
Alcohol content: 28% ABV
Color: intense amber with red shades typical of elderberry
Nose: very fragrant, citrus, balsamic supported by lavender
Taste: interesting complexity, intense and warm, full-bodied and pleasantly citrusy structure 
Aftertaste: persistent bitter and balsamic note of yarrow muscat and pine needles

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