Cocchi Americano Bianco
Cocchi's is widely regarded as the original Aperitivo Americano, and has been made continuously since 1891 using only natural ingredients.
To aromatise the white wine a secret blend of herbs and spices, to name a few, gentian, cinchona and bitter orange peels, are added to the wine base which is then steeped over a period of time.
In recent years Cocchi Americano has become a cult product in the circle of best sommelier and bartenders of the world.
The complexity of this product is the first thing that surprises you. On the nose you initially detect notes of orange zest, orange flower and elderflower before more mature aromas of baked apple and pear drops emerge. Your palate will immediately appreciate the bitter/sweet balance as more bitter notes mingle with honey and citrus flavors, mainly orange and lemon zest.
Serve chilled with ice, a twist of orange peel and a splash of soda.DOWNLOAD
Cocchi Americano Rosa
Throughout its history, the house of Cocchi has periodically produced alternative varieties of its Americano aperitif wine.
Here the wine base is a blend of two aromatic varietals such as Brachetto and Malvasia famous for imparting notes of wild rose and summer berries.
These are blended with herbs, fruit and spices, most notably gentian, cinchona and citrus like for the Bianco classic version, but with an extra addition of Ginger and rose petals.
Enjoy with soda or tonic and a zest of grapefruit.
A Royale sumptuous edition can be made topping it with Sparkling Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG.DOWNLOAD
Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino
This Storico Vermouth di Torino follows the regional tradition of using fine Moscato wine as its base, which is then infused with a secret recipe of local and exotic botanicals.
This is a remarkably complex aperitif wine. On the nose you immediately find aromas of singed orange peel, vanilla and caramel. Over time, faint menthol notes develop into aromas reminiscent of dandelion and burdock. This vermouth is very full flavoured, the palate immediately detecting a bitter, earthy character which is very well balanced against the sweeter notes of liquorice, orange zest and sugar. A very bold, long finish, with the bitter/sweet balance staying with you to the end.
Traditionally drunk on its own or over ice, this vermouth will also add another dimension when used as an ingredient in your classic cocktails such as a classic Negroni.DOWNLOAD
Cocchi Vermouth Amaro
VERMOUTH AMARO is based on the original recipe of Giulio Cocchi where wormwood is enriched with rhubarb, quassia wood, chiretta and a double infusion of quina.
The addition of Barolo Chinato to the wine base gives delicately red nuances and further soft and complex notes to make that unmistakable Cocchi elegant style.
The richness of bitter principles makes this vermouth a tonic aperitif and, after meals, a pleasant digestive.
Today it is also a perfect ingredient for bittering the best cocktails.DOWNLOAD
Cocchi Barolo Chinato
Barolo Chinato is a great digestif and is a wonderful way to round off a meal, as well as being unbeatable with dark chocolate.
Cocchi's Barolo Chinato still follows the traditional recipe: Barolo DOCG wine (100% Nebbiolo) is infused with the bark of the Calissaja Quinine tree, rhubarb roots and cardamom seeds as well as a secret blend of herbs and spices before being laid down for lengthy maturation.
The first thing you notice is the complexity, your nose picking up bitter and honeyed characteristics at the same time. Roasted orange peel, cloves, cherries, eucalyptus and dried figs are all present. These flavors evolve on the palate into a battle of bitter versus sweet characters that coat your tongue; rhubarb, date, sultana, cloves, Five Spice and orange bitters are all present to give a lovely warm mouthfeel. An incredibly long, intense finish that is both dry and sweet and will leave your mouth watering for more.DOWNLOAD