Valpolicella is a land devoted to growing vines since ancient times: its name “vallis polis cellae” actually means “the valley of many cellars”. Here are grown indigenous vines like Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara, used to produce important and unique red wines. Amarone DOCG, the noblest red wine of Valpolicella and one of the most important Italian wines, has seduced the most refined palates worldwide, thanks to its inimitable personality, its charm and its character of traditional yet modern wine.
Distilled Dry Gin Bacûr owes its unique character to the botanicals used to produce it. Juniper berries, sage leaves and lemon zest are left to macerate in a solution of water and alcohol for a long time; after that, double distillation takes place, clearing the liquid from possible unwanted hints and leading to an elegant distillate with a fine, clean bouquet. The final features of this Gin are deeply related to its components, and its quality and complexity depend not only on the quantity of plants used, but also on the conditions in which aromatic compounds are extracted from each of them. ABV: 40%
Cocoa, the basis of Nero Bottega, comes from a plant whose botanical name is “Theobroma”, or “food of the gods”, and is the main ingredient of this exquisite liqueur. The union of cocoa with an alcohol solution creates a product recalling the inebriating sensations of dark chocolate. Thanks to its mixing technique, it is creamy and smooth, conquering even the most refined palates. With a final touch of grappa, Nero Bottega gains a particular aromaticity, making it unique and unmistakable. ABV:15%. Lactose-free: No milk is contained in this liqueur, which can therefore be enjoyed if intolerant to milk proteins or lactose.
Bottega Gold is a Prosecco DOC, obtained by the vinification of Glera grapes. The elegance, freshness and liveliness of its bubbles stem from the beauty and tradition of its territory, where unmistakable panoramas are shaped by vineyards. Soft, harmonious and elegant, with a slim body and with lively yet balanced acidity. ABV: 11%
Limoncino Bottega is a “limoncello”, traditional Italian liqueur, dating back to the end of the nineteenth century. It is produced from an infusion of “Femminello” lemon peel. This cultivar which is widespread in Italy and characterised by a peel with a thin grain and high quality essential oils. This variety of lemon is called “Femminello” because of the fertility of the plant, which flowers all year round. The lemons are grown naturally and picked at the peak of ripeness, washed and peeled by hand, removing the white part (bitter) and only selecting the yellow peel which is rich in essential oils. The lemon peels are infused in alcohol for about 30 days. This allows the extraction of the aromatic and colouring substances. The liquid is then separated from the peel. Finally, sugar and high quality grappa is added, making this Limoncino unique and unmistakable. ABV: 30%
Il Vino dell’Amore Petalo Moscato is a white sparkling wine characterized by a clear sweetness, pronounced and elegant bouquet, low alcohol content and a typical scent of roses that evokes the image of petals on the label. Velvety, pleasantly sweet, intense and persistent with a good acidity that enriches its freshness and balances the high sugar content. ABV: 6.5%
It is a creamy liqueur, pleasantly sweet and with a moderate alcohol content, characterized by an intense aroma of pistachio. Pistachios are the fruit of a plant native of the Middle East, now growing spontaneously on the Sicilian volcano Mount Etna. They have always been renowned for their nutritional properties. Pistachios, exclusively harvested in Sicily, are processed according to a traditional method and turned into a paste which preserves all their precious organoleptic characteristics. The paste is then expertly mixed with alcohol, water and sugar, creating a creamy, round, velvety liqueur with an intense an inebriating aroma of Sicilian pistachios. With a final touch of grappa, Pistacchio Bottega gains a particular aromaticity, making it unique and unmistakable.
ABV: 17%. Lactose-free: No milk is contained in this liqueur, which can therefore be enjoyed if intolerant to milk proteins or lactose.
Il Vino dei Poeti is the prestigious brand evoking the joy with which poets, artists and intellectuals toast to life with sparkling wine, a light, fragrant and prestigious Italian wine. Il Vino dei Poeti Venezia DOC Rosé is a sparkling wine where personality, freshness and liveliness meet a delicate and captivating pink color, and an intense and persistent bouquet. These characteristics are typical of the grape’s originary territory among the provinces of Treviso and Venice. ABV:11.5%
Il Vino dei Poeti Prosecco DOC is a Brut sparkling wine, obtained by Glera grapes grown according to classic, traditional techniques in the province of Treviso. Over the years, typicality and quality, the distinctive traits of these grapes, have remained unchanged, making Prosecco the most famous and best-selling Italian wine all over the world. ABV: 11%. Fresh, delicate, balanced, with an harmonious blend of acidity and softness.
Il Vino dei Poeti Valdobbiadene Superiore is a Prosecco DOCG, obtained by the vinification in white of grapes grown on the hills near Treviso, between the towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene. Harmonious, elegant and balanced; on the palate, it is made soft by sugar residues, while also being dry thanks to its lively acidity. ABV: 11.5%
It is a creamy liqueur, pleasantly sweet and with a moderate alcohol content, characterized by an intense aroma of raspberry. Raspberries, with an intense red color and their sweet taste with a sour hint, are macerated in water and alcohol for a few days. Subsequent distilling leads to a completely natural substance, rich in the typical aromas of this fragrant berry. The addition of a milk cream creates a pleasantly soft texture, which caresses the palate and enhances the typical and delicate taste of the berries. With a final touch of grappa, Raspberry Bottega gains a particular aromaticity, making it unique and unmistakable. ABV: 15%
Bottega Rose Gold is a Brut rosé sparkling wine obtained through vinification of Pinot Nero grapes. Fresh, delicate, soft, structured, with balanced acidity and a pleasant and persistent aftertaste. ABV: 11.5%
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