FORMULA ANTIGA VERMOUTH
REUS, CATALONIA, SPAIN
FOT-Li . . . Meaning: Go for it !
Region/ Sub-Region: Spain, Spain, Catalonia, Reus. .
Grapes: 100% White Garnacha
Vinification: Grapes are vinified in contact with
the skins. Wine is macerated with aromatic herbs for 1 month with: Thyme, orange peels, anise, cardamom, nutmeg, laurel, oregano, fennel, sage and vanilla, angelica in addition to other different 18 herbs
Aging: Wine is aged 1 month in 40-year-old barriques. Barriques are 100% French oak, and exposed to the sun, using solera system to obtain high oxidation.
Nose: Herbal notes from the infusion: Rosemary, sage and vanilla, as well as the solera oxidative character.
Taste: Sweet, warm and balanced bouquet with thyme and some hazelnut and vanilla.
Color: Dark brown with amber highlights, dense tear complex.
Alcohol content: 16%
Gastronomy: Anything slightly salty or savory.
Traditional tapas from this region, olives and salty nuts. Small pours with 2 ice cubes garnished with and orange peel or mix it and make: Negroni, Manhattan, Americano or your own cocktail !
Production: 750 cases per year.