Caravedo Mosto Verde

Method of Production: Method of Production: Single-distilled to 43% ABV (86 proof) requiring approximately 8 kilos (18 lbs.) of a blend of quebranta, torontel, italia and albilla grapes to produce one 750ml bottle. Distilled from partially fermented grape juice (pure wine–no pomace) and rested a minimum of one year—six months for each varietal and another six months after assemblage–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.

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Caravedo Mosto Verde

 

 

Appearance:

Clarity – crystal clear

Color – colorless

 

 

 

Nose

Condition: clean and forward

Intensity: pronounced

Aroma Characteristics: fresh, clean and fruity with hints of melon, grape, white vanilla and honey-crisp apple aromas

Maturity: un-aged and rested in stainless steel for one year

 

Palate

Alcohol: warming

Body: full and very viscous

Flavor Intensity: pronounced

Flavor Characteristics: rich, warming, full bodied, intense, creamy texture includes characteristics of cinnamon, orange blossom, chocolate and citrus

Finish: complex and smooth, long and luxurious

 

Conclusion

Assessment of Quality: Outstanding

 

The Spirit in Context

Country of Origin – Peru

Style within the category – Mosto Verde

Meet Master Distiller Johnny Schuler