Clear Creek Cavatappi Sangiovese Grappa
Clear Creek // Oregon, USA
Clear Creek's "Cavatappi" grappas are produced from the pomace (skins and seeds) of Italian grape varieties left over from wine production. The Sangiovese is bottled at around 90 proof.
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.
"Clear Creek's Sangiovese grappa arrives with an electric zing. It's a numbing, tingly spirit, with medicinal notes and bitter tannins that give way to hints of plum on the finish. Think of it as an Islay Scotch or mezcal of grappa. It's not for everyone, but it's worthy of attention."