- Moscato d'Asti
- Italy > Piedmont
- White, Bitter, Medium-Bodied, Spicy, Fresh
- Essential for the Vesper and Corpse Reviver #2.
- Also a fantastic substitute for the Suze in a white Negroni.
- Classic imbibers will only require a splash of soda and a twist of orange.
- Over ice, of course.
Nose: Medium-High Intensity, mature, cooking spices, honeysuckle, stone fruits
Mouth: Medium Bodied, off-dry, medium acidity, moderate-high intensity, medium finish, orange blossoms, apricot, herbaceous
- Produced since 1891 by the Cocchis in the town of Asti, Americano is a formidable doppelganger for Kina Lillet, the long vanished original Lillet Blanc. With the fragrant Moscato grape as a base, bolstered with a touch of brandy and seasoned with gentian, cinchona bark, orange peel and myriad herbs, it's complex, a smidgen bitter and phenomenally quaffable.
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