- Gentiane - Quina
- Picpoul? Ugni Blanc?
- France > Rhone-Alps
- White, Touch Sweet, Medium-Bodied, Spicy, Soft
- Analogous to vermouth, wine-based aperitifs can be savored neat,
- on the rocks with a twist of lemon
- or as a component in a French-Italian cocktail.
- Try a Moth: gin, Bonal, absinthe. Voila!
Nose: Medium-High Intensity, mature, dried fruit, sherried, toffee
Mouth: Light-Medium Bodied, off-dry, low-medium acidity, light tannin, moderate-high intensity, medium-long finish, prune, licorice, herbaceous
- Ousted by the Saint Bruno monastery of the Carthusian Order (for performing childbirth!) Hippolyte Bonal, the would-be monk, decided to focus on his interest in medicinal plants and his background in medicine and pharmacy. The result is a delightful concoction of mistelle, wild mountain plants, gentian root and orange zest that has remained unaltered since 1865.
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