Dubonnet Red

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Dubonnet was first sold in 1846 and is a herby vermouth which makes a great aperitif.
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ABV:
14.5%
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Region:
Country:
France
Drinking Window:
N/A
Closure Type:
Screw Cap
£10.99
 

Dubonnet Co.

From its origins with the French Foreign Legion to the legions of modern mixologists still using it today Dubonnet Rouge Aperitif Wine has been a staple on the cocktail landscape since its introduction in 1846. Created by Parisian chemist / wine merchant Joseph Dubonnet as a means to make quinine more palatable for the soldiers battling malaria in North Africa Dubonnet's mix of fortified wine a proprietary blend of herbs spices and peels and the medicinal quinine is a recipe that has earned it legendary status in the world of sophisticated drinks.

Tasting Notes

A rich red colour, it is a blend of fortified wine with herbs and spices. Can be drunk on its own or with lemonade or soda for a longer drink.

Food Matches

Inspiring mixologists through the ages, Dubonnet earned its own eponymous cocktail - made from equal parts Dubonnet and dry gin, topped off with a splash of orange bitters and a twist of lemon. Give it a go!

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