A new outfit for our aged grappas

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All our Grappa di Barolos aged 9, 12, 15 and 20 years have newly designed packaging. A tribute to the iconic products of the Marolo distillery. ...

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The grappa from Barolo Bussia is the spirit of the Langhe

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The Grappa di Barolo Bussia is made from the musts of Nebbiolo grapes harvested from the one of the most prestigious Mezioni in the Barolo appellation. Marolo produces two styles of grappa from this vineyard, one that is young and bright, rich in...

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The angels’ share and the devil’s cut

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Why is it that after decades of ageing, a cask full of grappa loses almost half its contents? We find out what’s meant by the “angels’ share” and the “devil’s cut” and, most importantly, how time - and climate - influence the ageing of...

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Grappa rectification: a question of head, heart (and tail)

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Rectification is the most crucial technical step in obtaining an artisanal grappa. The master distiller must skillfully adjust the temperatures of the still and the timing of distilling the pomace in order to separate out the substances that reduce...

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