Novo Fogo Chameleon Cachaça


Novo Fogo // Paraná, Brazil

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 5 )

Novo Fogo Chameleon is an ode to one of the most beloved creatures of the Brazilian rainforest, for which Novo Fogo's zero-waste facility is deeply committed. Their cachaça is aged for one year in Four Roses bourbon barrels that have been disassembled, sanded out and lightly re-toasted. The cachaça is bottled without filtration.

  • age
    1 year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Cachaça
    Produced in Brazil. Distilled from sugarcane juice. If aged, at least 50% of product must be at least 1 year old. The types of barrels used are not specified, but often utilize Brazilian wood. Up to 6 grams of sugar per liter may be added.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Four Roses bourbon barrels

Tasting Notes

"The characteristic flavors of their silver cachaça - mint, mango, lime, and banana- mix with richer notes of vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, and cedar. There is still an elegant freshness of freshly cut, grassy herbs like chives and it finishes clean with a hint of bitterness. It's easy to see why this one is a favorite with bartenders, since its assertive flavors and slightly higher proof stand up well in cocktails and punches."

Score 90

Remove ads, get access to upcoming features, and more with
Distiller Pro

Flavor Profile

Sweet & Fruity