AREA OF ORIGIN: Single vineyard estate wine, Wellington
TASTING NOTES: This grappa is made in the typical Italian style; from the humble origins of the leftover skins and pips of full ripe grapes comes a spirit of great and distinctive character. It explodes with flavour in the glass. Its intensely perfumed nose is balanced by a rich, raisiny complexity on the palate, followed by a lingering aftertaste of nutty grassiness. It is good to use as a palate cleaner between courses, but may be enjoyed as an aperitif or as a digestive with coffee. As a sundowner, it is especially enjoyed for its clean, fresh taste. However you choose to enjoy Upland's grappa, you may be assured of a deliciously smooth, aromatic taste experience. It won the World's Best Grappa at the Guldkorken International Competition in Stockholm in 2005.