The Marolo distillery was founded in 1977 in Alba in Piedmont. For over forty years, this distillery has expressed the essence of the territory through the distillation of highly prized grappas from the finest Italian vines. A particular focus is dedicated to the enhancement of the exceptional varietal heritage of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, today a World Heritage Site. The artisanal distillation takes place in pot stills in a bain-marie, one for the white pomace and one for the red: a process that requires small quantities and long times to respect the natural personality of the raw material.
Nebbiolo pomace previously used to produce Barolo
The pomace arrives after racking and is fermented. After which we proceed to a distillation with a discontinuous alembic in order to maintain and preserve all the primary aromas of the grapes; after which distilled water is added until the liquid reaches the desired alcohol content of 50°. In order to elevate the aromatic and tertiary sensations, the grappa ages for 20 years in small oak and acacia barrels.
This grappa has undergone prolonged aging which has given it an intense color and good softness, together with a moderate sweetness. The maturation in barrique has allowed the spicy aromas to develop in an exceptional way, from hints of pepper to cloves, from nutmeg to tobacco, from aniseed to licorice. These aromas combine with the heart of the raw material, revealing fruity aromas of jam, fruit in syrup, stewed apple, prune, raisins, almond and walnut, as well as a light floral and honey note.
Perfect for after-dinner/after-dinner or moments of relaxation alone or in company. Ideal for lovers of powerful grappas with a broad shoulder, which manage to express a wide range of aromas.