Caravedo Acholado

Method of Production: Single-distilled to 40% ABV (80 proof) requiring approximately 3 kilos (7 lbs.) of a blend of quebranta and torontel grapes to produce one 750ml bottle. Distilled from 100% fully-fermented grape juice, pure wine (no pomace) and rested a minimum of six months with no additives of any kind: no color, no water, no sugar, no wood flavoring. Distilled through alambique copper pot stills and traditional falca stills.

Caravedo Acholado

 

 

Appearance:

Clarity – clear/translucent

Color – colorless

 

 

 

Nose

Condition: clean

Intensity: medium

Aroma Characteristics: pronounced apple, lemon grass, golden raisins and white pepper aromatics.

Maturity: un-aged and rested in stainless steel

 

Palate

Alcohol: warming

Body: medium high viscosity

Flavor Intensity: pronounced

Flavor Characteristics: super dry, medium bodied, very structured with characteristics of citrus and spice with impressions of bananas.

Finish: lingering finish that is citrusy, peppery and floral

 

Conclusion

Assessment of Quality: Outstanding

 

The Spirit in Context

Country of Origin – Peru

Style within the category – Acholado

 

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