Bordiga (1 L) Aperitivo (32 proof)
Item Number: 12871
Sub Region: Torino
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): Herbs / Citrus / Rhubarb
Type: Spirits - Liqueur
Bottle Size: 1 L
Closure: Screw Cap
Alc by Vol(%): 16
Aperitivo is a style of bitter liqueur that is relatively low in alcohol (16% by volume), moderately bitter, and moderately sweet. The best-known commercial example of the aperitivo style is Aperol.
Bordiga’s artisan version is made entirely in their distillery with no purchased infusions. The predominant flavors of Bordiga’s Aperitivo are aromatic herbs, citrus (mostly bitter orange peel), and rhubarb (Chinese rhubarb root). Most of the botanicals come from the surrounding areas in the Alps. The botanicals are steeped in a hydro-alcoholic solution using safe water and pure grain alcohol. The steeping time varies between 10-45 days depending on the type of infusion to be obtained. The final blended product is flavored with carmine.
Use Aperitivo in a number of classic Italian aperitifs, such as the Spritz (three parts prosecco, two parts Aperitivo, one part soda water, over ice) or by itself with a splash of soda water.