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Padro & Co.

Padro & Co.
Dorado Amargo Suave Sweet Vermouth

Category: Vermouth White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 18%
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$29.95

Padro & Co.
Dorado Amargo Suave Sweet Vermouth

Category: Vermouth White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 18%
Old gold color. Herbal aromas and flavors of dill aioli, caramelized prune, chamomile, ginger, bitter orange, dried leaves, and cardamom with a lightly tannic, bright, bittersweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with accents of tea, gentian, and burnt sugar finish. An assertive vermouth that leaves the door wide open for cocktail play; bitter, herbal, and richly caramelly.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Herbal & Bitter
Aroma Aroma: dill aioli, caramelized prune, chamomile, ginger, bitter orange, dried leaves, and cardamom
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of tea, gentian, and burnt sugar
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Martinez, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An assertive vermouth that leaves the door wide open for cocktail play; bitter, herbal, and richly caramelly.

The Importer

Preiss Imports

The Importer
432 Maple Street, Suite 4
Ramona, CA 92065
USA
1 760-789-9000

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Vermouth White

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Serve in a Copita
Vermouth is an aromatized, fortified wine flavored with certain spices and herbs, including tree barks, seeds and flowers.

Historically there were two main vermouth styles, a sweet Italian vermouth and a drier, lighter French vermouth. Today many styles of dry and sweet, red and white vermouths are made in many regions of the world. More and more diversity in style is seen with the success of new-world, craft vermouths entering the market. Enjoy these wines on the rocks, with soda, or in your favorite classic cocktails like a Manhattan, Martini, or Negroni.