Bargnolino

 

A typical Emilian liqueur with a characteristic fruity flavour, obtained by soaking berries from the wild blackthorn (prunus spinosa). The blue-coloured fruit from this dark-leaved shrub, typical of the Emilian Apennines, is picked at the end of the summer when fully ripe and placed in an infusion with alcohol.

 

Characteristics

Ingredients:

blackthorn berries, alcohol, sugar

 

Main steps in the preparation of Bargnolino:

infusion of berries in alcohol, pressing and aging of the infusion.

 

Sensory:

Colour: clear, brilliant ruby red

Nose: fruity, with scents of plums and almonds

Flavour: aromatic, pleasing and persistent

Alcohol content: 40% in volume

Packaging: 200 ml, 700 ml bottles

 

Gastronomical pairings

How to taste it:

Perfect served chilled or on the rocks, it lends itself well to cocktails or as a garnish poured in small drops over delicious ice cream desserts.