- Atxa Vino Vermouth Rojo
- Spain > Basque Country
- Red, Touch Sweet, Medium-Bodied, Floral,
- While perhaps best served on the rocks with an orange slice, more red vermouth finds its way into cocktails than anywhere else.
- Grab a Blood & Sand,
- Vieux Carre or an even more perfect Manhattan.
Nose: Intense, mature, dried fruit, floral, herbaceous
Mouth: Medium Bodied, medium sweet, medium acidity, light tannin, intense, long finish, plum, fig, licorice
- Located around 30 miles in from the Cantabrian Sea, the nearly 200 year old Destilerias Acha is a Basque Country icon, with Gabriel Acha currently helming the operation. For their relaunched Rojo, the herbs and botanicals (gentian, wormwood, cherries) are macerated in aguardiente, a simple, flavorless spirit, then blended into a neutral wine made from Airen grapes. Unabashedly and boldly delicious.
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