Autry Cellars Grappa
Autry Cellars // California, USA
Autry Cellars in San Luis Obispo, California produces this grappa from viognier skins and juice remaining at pressing. It is distilled twice in a fractionating still and bottled at 40% abv in 375 ml and 750 ml bottles.
Grappa/MarcEau-de-vie that is distilled from the pomace (seeds, stems, skins) left over from winemaking. Typically only grapes are used, but other fruit is acceptable. Can be aged in wood. No specific length of time required.
"This is a truly lovely grappa from Autry Cellars, defying expectations to create a soft and elegant spirit. Notes of honeysuckle and grape come out in the aroma, while floral attributes dominate a palate backed by a bit of pear. Hints of lemon zest linger on the finish. It's complex and beguiling, keeping one coming back for more."