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Enrico Toro

Enrico Toro
Genziana 72 Bitter Liqueur

Category: Bitter Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 25%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$46

Enrico Toro
Genziana 72 Bitter Liqueur

Category: Bitter Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 25%
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of orange peel, grapefruit, jasmine, and dried flowers with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a silky, nuanced, medium-long finish revealing accents of chamomile tea, macerated walnut, and anise. A pleasant sipper with zesty citrus that will be the perfect refresher after a heavy meal; a good bitter for people new to the category.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: orange peel, grapefruit, jasmine, and dried flowers
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of chamomile tea, macerated walnut, and anise
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and neat
Cocktail Cocktails: Amaretto Sour, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant sipper with zesty citrus that will be the perfect refresher after a heavy meal; a good bitter for people new to the category.

The Importer

Preiss Imports, LLC

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

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Bitter Liqueur

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Serve in a Copita
Bitter liqueurs are quite famous, especially those from Italy, such as amaro, and France. These liqueurs are made in various regions throughout these countries and are made from secret recipes of herbs and spices - some local, many imported from other territories. The herbs and spices include things such as orange peel, rhubarb, pomegranate and tree bark. Quite often these are mixed with fruit juices for pre-dinner cocktails, while most examples of amaro are enjoyed straight, often as a digestif. Alcohol levels are usually around 20% to 25%.