The licorice extract is mixed with grappa and water and gives life to a sweet liqueur, with an intense aroma, and ideal as a digestive at the end of a meal.
Distillates, Liqueurs e Brandy unripened juveniles in wooden containers can be served to one temperature between 12 ° -15 ° C.
For a pairing of type culinario the distillate is great ally of pastry, but this can also be used in creating imaginative Cocktails.
It is the oldest distillery in the Aosta Valley, founded in the late nineteenth century by Guglielmo Levi, descendant of a lineage of famous "grapats". It was then Natalina, the last daughter of Guglielmo, who founded the current St. Roch, today led by Nicola Rosset, son of Natalina. The latter has given a further historical turning point, with the ambitious project of following the entire supply chain: from the production of the whole Valle d'Aosta raw material to the creation of the various products. There are three company brands: Distillerie St. Roch, Distillati Levi and Ottoz (in addition to Rosset Terroir for wines). The first includes the entire line A, namely the Artemisia génépy for infusion, aged for 6 months in the cold and bottled with the Artemisia plant; Artemisia génépy Blanc from self-distilling of the rare alpine herb Artemisia Umbelliformis; the Bàcio liqueur (which mixes the dark profiterole cream with the fragrance of genepy Artemisia); the legendary Grappa Sant'Orso and then Birra, authentic genepy craft beer. Distillati Levi includes single-variety grappas, with attention to native varieties such as Cornalin, an excellent Brandy René de Challant, then a series of infused spirits and, above all, Gin Glacialis, made exclusively with 100% Aosta Valley wild juniper berries and no other botanicals, for a result with a fine and intense but at the same time decisive aroma. The Ottoz brand, on the other hand, includes the Elixir Génépy from an infusion of male genepy; Grappa du Glacier (blend of red pomace distilled with a discontinuous bain-marie alembic still); the softer Grappa della Brenva, from white pomace; the bitter Ebo Lebo Gran Riserva, made from 42 Valdostan officinal herbs, enriched with an infusion of genepy and saffron grown in the Vallée, which give it, for a combination of exceptional finesse, depth and persistence.
REGION: Aosta valley
La Valle d'Aosta it is a region famous for its quality wine, especially for its own Red Wines which are considered by many to be one great Italian excellence. The cultivation of the Aosta Valley vines was already taking place in medieval times, the wines were exported to Valaisin Savoy and beyond Alps. The territory of the region is covered by the sun on the northern side and the climate is very arid, these characteristics allow a high quality wine production. The area is known for its terracing and walls. The wineries in the area usually have a very limited production, but nevertheless this does not affect the great quality of the wine. In recent years with numerous contributions from the Region and the creation of some cooperatives the production of Aosta Valley wines has increased a lot, increasing the fame of the Valle d'Aosta both in Italy than toabroad. In our online wine shop you can find wines from the vines most important in the region: Petit Rouge, Fumin, Mayolet, Cornalin, Torrette and Vien de Nus.