- Vermouth Rosso
- Italy > Piedmont
- Red, Touch Sweet, Medium-Bodied, Floral, Vibrant
- Whether in a cocktail recipe or a dinner recipe, red vermouth is a kitchen essential.
- Mandatory in a Negroni, Manhattan or Bobby Burns,
- pour a bit in your beef stew
- and poach some pears in it for dessert.
Eyes: Brick Red
Nose: Intense, mature, floral, forest floor, herbaceous
Mouth: Medium Bodied, off-dry, medium-high acidity, intense, medium-long finish, cooking spices, licorice, artichoke
- Created in 2012 by drinks veteran Stefano di Dio, vermouth legend Oreste Sconfienza and namesake, Oscar Quagliarini, who created the recipe, Oscar 697 Rosso eschews cinchona, a flavor that usually defines the category, in favor of rhubarb, licorice and wormwood; it's brick-ish color coming from burnt sugar. The vermouth ages in tank and a couple of months in (designer, David Caon) bottle before release.
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