Pick of the Launches

27 September, 2018



Brand owner Basta

RRP £19/€20/$23

Markets Uruguay and travel retail

Contact tom@rosanegra.uy

Rosa Negra (27% abv) is the new launch from Basta, produced in Uruguay near the Rio de la Plata coast. Rosa Negra is based on the national spirit, known locally as grappamiel, which is a Uruguayan grappa-based honey liqueur. Made from the Tannat grape variety, it is double distilled in old Czechoslovakian copper and wood fuel stills and then mixed with wildflower honey from natural meadows. This blend is said to provide a “rich and silky liquid to enjoy neat or in cocktails”.


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