Alto del Carmen Pisco "The Essence of Muscat"
Alto del Carmen // Chile
Alto del Carmen Pisco "The Essence of Muscat" was released in 2013 and produced by Cooperativa Capel, one of the largest spirit cooperatives in Chile. It's made from 100% muscat grapes (rosada and moscatel de alejandria) sourced from Huasco Valley, where the town of Alto del Carmen is. After triple-distillation, the pisco is bottled at 40% abv.
PiscoBrandy distilled from grapes and produced in either Peru or Chile. In Peru, there are eight allowable grapes and in Chile, there are three. Peruvian Pisco is distilled only once in a pot-still and no wood aging is allowed. Peruvian pisco cannot have any alterations including dilution. Chilean pisco can be distilled multiple times, can be aged, and can be diluted prior to bottling.