Caravedo Pisco Puro Torontel
Caravedo Pisco Puro Torontel Wins 2017 Double Gold and Best in Show Unaged White Spirit at The San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Two Years in a Row. Caravedo Pisco Puro Torontel
Houston, TX: Caravedo Pisco Puro Torontel wins Double Gold and Best in Show Unaged White Spirit. This award makes it the #1 unaged white spirit of the year, consistently surpassing all other vodkas, rum, gin, and tequila entries. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition, announces the winners and full results for the 2017 Competition.
PISCO’S RISE: 2017 was the second year in a row that Pisco La Caravedo’sPuro Torentel Pisco won Best Pisco and Best in Show Unaged White Spirit! This is the fourth year in a row that the Best in Show Unaged White Spirits honor was awarded to a Pisco. The SFWSC re-classified Piscos in 2017 to better reflect the diversity and differences between Chilean and Peruvian brands, resulting in a 50% increase in Pisco entries over 2016.
CaravedoTorontel is a pisco puro, which means it is made from a single varietal of the eight grape varietals allowed by Peruvian law to make Pisco. La Caravedo Torontel is made from the torontel grape, which is an aromatic varietal that evolved on the Peruvian coast and provides a strong floral bouquet and velvety texture. La Caravedo Torontel brings bright, delicate flavors, rich texture, and a heady aromatic experience to a cocktail. It is distilled in Hacienda La Caravedo’s original falca stills, and there are 8 pounds of grapes in every bottle.
“We are honored to be recognized by the 2017 SF World Spirits Competition and to share the heritage of our native spirit and the tradition of Hacienda La Caravedo. CaravedoTorontel’s versatility and notes of rose, gardenia, and violet bring a unique and exciting flavor to any cocktail,” says Master Distiller Johnny Schuler.