Pendray's Nebbiolo Grappa
Pendray's // California, USA
Pendray's Distillery is the distilling arm of PasoPort Winery, a winery specializing in port-style wines in Templeton, California. This grappa is distilled from 100% nebbiolo and aged in the winery's port barrels.
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.
"Nebbiolo makes big wines and this is a suitably big grappa to match. It's powerfully aromatic with notes of hay, fruit, and yeast. The taste is assertive with flavors of pear, vanilla, and cinnamon, and it has a pleasantly earthy finish. It's a spicy, strong grappa, and while that style may not be for everyone, it's all part of the allure."