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Americano 375ml, Contratto

Americano is also based on white wine mistelle. Just like the Vermouth, Americano draws from much the same pool of botanicals, and their classification or style is a question of the intent behind the proprietary formluation. Contratto in the beginning of the 19th century began producing Americano Bianco and Rosso, that compared to their Vermouths, were more sweet. Americano can come in various colors, such as deep red, straw or even clear (colorless). Americanos serve a similar function to Vermouths: they are excellent aperitifs on their own, and they make fine components of mixed drinks.

Producer:
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Spirit Type:
Fortified Wine
Spirit Sub Type:
Vermouth
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
375

Tasting Notes

Torino’s sweeter, more bitter relative never tasted so good!  While similar to Vermouth Rosso, Contratto’s Americano Rosso has 20g/L more sugar than the vermouth, lower alcohol content and three times the wormwood.  Americano is the perfect choice for mixing with a spirit that is above 90 proof to provide a light, sweet balance of sugar and acid.

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