Casa Mariol Vermut Blanco NV, Terra Alta, Spain 1L
Vermouth, 1L. Full bodied 100% Macabeu from Terra Alta, Catalonia, Spain. 16.0% ABV. Vegetarian
Fresh, vibrant, light herbaceousness with a touch of citrus zing. Perfect over ice, a squeeze of orange, and (if you must) a small dash of soda.
Tasting notes from the judges of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2020
'Resinous, herbal and intense, with woody herbs and anise, as well as some syrupy sweetness.' Angela Reddin, team leader. 'Subtle sweet spices and some orange peel, as well as some refreshing acidity that's balanced by a warm, long finish.' Lucie Hammerschmiedova, Portland Restaurant. 'Very herbal and perfumed, with balanced sweetness. A bargain.' Oliver Zelenczuk, London Shell Co.
Producer Profile Casa Mariol
The Mariol family has been in the wine business for over 100 years operating out of La Batea, a medieval town in the heart of Terra Alta region of Catalunya. In 1945, the family’s patriarch, José María Vaquer Bes, began selling wines in Rues in Barcelona from his car. The Casa Mariol brand known to the public today was created by descendants Marta, Josep Maria and Miguel Angel in 2007. Their unique, innovative, eye-catching packaging has attracted much attention as have the wines. Under the watchful eye of Miguel Angel Vaquer, the house aims and succeeds in creating quality wines and vermouths at a fantastic value.