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.
Clarity – clear/translucent
Color – colorless
Aroma Characteristics: pronounced apple, lemon grass, golden raisins and white pepper aromatics.
Maturity: un-aged and rested in stainless steel
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
Assessment of Quality: Outstanding
The Spirit in Context
Country of Origin – Peru
Style within the category – Acholado