Castello Banfi Aqua Vitae Grappa
Made from 100% Moscato grapes, Aqua Vitae, Italian for "water of life," is crystal clear in color. It offers aromas of peach complemented by almond notes. Slightly unctuous on the palate, its distinctive flavors are reminiscent of dried fruit with some hints of toast. The finish is smooth and long. Aqua Vitae is distilled from fragrant whole Moscato grapes, unlike grappa which is made only from the pressed grape skins, stems and seeds. The hand-picked grapes are soft pressed and fermented using select yeast and temperature control. This special, discontinous distillation under vacuum, at low temperature, yields an exquisite bouquet of aromas in a delicate balance that gives our Aqua Vitae its unique character.