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Turin Drapo

Turin Drapo
Rosé Sweet Vermouth

Category: Vermouth Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 16%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$23.95

Turin Drapo
Rosé Sweet Vermouth

Category: Vermouth Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 16%
Pale salmon pink color. Aromas and flavors of chamomile, watermelon, pink peppercorn, bay leaf, thyme, and menthol with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a polished, appealing, medium-length finish with suggestions of black tea, tangerine peel, and oregano focaccia finish. A very enjoyable, stylish rose vermouth that should be used liberally on the rocks, with gin, or in a spritz.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Fruity & Herbal
Aroma Aroma: chamomile, watermelon, pink peppercorn, bay leaf, thyme, and menthol
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of black tea, tangerine peel, and oregano focaccia
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Vesper, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very enjoyable, stylish rose vermouth that should be used liberally on the rocks, with gin, or in a spritz.

The Importer

Preiss Imports

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

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Vermouth Red

Spirits Glass Copita Amber.jpg
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.