Pick of the Launches

28 October, 2016



Brand owner Antica Distilleria Russo

RRP €21

Markets Europe, launching in US

Contact Napoleone Cioffi, +39 3358 338050, export@anticadistilleriarusso.com

Grappa 15 Uomini (40% abv) is made from Aglianico, Greco di Tufo and Piedirosso marcs distillate. It is aged for 18 months in Caribbean rum casks.

The distillery is located in Mercato San Severino Salerno, Campania.

The name is inspired by the famous Robert Louis Stevenson novel, Treasure Island.

Taste: Said to be an aromatic grappa, with notes of hazelnut, tobacco and fresh grass. Hints of cherry and blackcurrant.


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