Brandy Pojer e Sandri, Acquavite di albicocche, Dolomiti, in tube, 500 ml
- Brandy type: Fruit Brandy
- Strength: 46%
- Volume: 500 ml
- Fruit type: Apricot
Color brandy clean, transparent.
Brandy taste dry, harmonious, elegant.
Intense, sweet flavor reminiscent of Muscat brandy, there are light notes of almond, which fit perfectly into the bouquet.
Brandy goes well with Italian dishes, seafood, desserts.
Acquavite di albicocche - strong drink from the winery Pojer e Sandri. The raw material for the production of steel Acquavite di albicocche apricots from Val Venosta, which are among the best in Europe. These apricots grow in the mountains at an altitude of 800-1100 meters above sea level. Ripening fruit is fairly late, to provide enough fragrant fruit. Variations in day and night temperatures, due to the presence of two glaciers in the area, as well as the low rainfall in the valley beneficial to the apricot harvest.
Fermentation brandy Acquavite di albicocche carried out in stainless steel tanks with constant pH and temperature control. Conversion sugar alcohol occurs after 4-6 days. Distillation takes place in a water bath in special cubes, developed by the owners of the distillery Pojer e Sandri. At the end of the distillation process is obtained with a high content of brandy alcohol which is placed in a special stainless steel tanks, awaiting further processing. Six months after the distillation Acquavite di albicocche diluted with spring water to the alcohol content of 46%, filtered at a temperature of 0 to -2 degrees and bottled for white Bordeaux wines. Since the yield of apricots does not happen every year, the production of brandy Acquavite di albicocche is periodic.
Company Pojer e Sandri was founded in 1975 when a young Florentino Sandri inherited some vineyards in the mountainous village of Faed, and his friend, winemaker Mario Pojer graduated Agricultural Institute of San Michele. Their goal was to prove that the area between the river Adige and the Cembra valley, contrary to widespread belief, it is possible to produce world-class wines. The first wine Pojer e Sandri in 1975 Muller Thurgau "Pala", which was a huge success in Italy. Pojer e Sandri began to produce wines with a unique taste, using the registration of the original bottle labels in classic style with the famous engravings of Albrecht Dürer. The company grew, were purchased six new vineyards in Faedo and Hotel San Michele in the valley Cembra. In addition to white varieties, Pojer e Sandri also cultivated and red grapes (Cabernet, Merlot and Lagreyn). Besides still wines the winery produces a small amount of sparkling wine, produces excellent grappa, whiskey, brandy and unique dessert wine Merlino (Lagreyn, bindings brandy Divino).