Base wine: Barbera d’Asti aged in oak barrels
Aromatization: infused with quinine bark, rhubarb, gentian, quassia, sweet and bitter orange
peel, alcohol and sugar added until a 16% alcohol content has been reached
Ageing potential: 20 – 30 years.
Once the bottle has been opened it can be kept for 2-3 months only if it has been covered
Use: originai Piedmont recipe once made by a pharmacist in Barolo
Often enjoyed as a digestive liqueur and goes well with chocolate