Frangelico Liqueur

FRAN010
Frangelico is produced in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, and its origins date back more than 300 years of the presence of early Christian monks living in the hills of the area. Their skills in fine food and drink would have included the art of distilling, especially the use of the wild hazelnuts and other local ingredients to create a liqueur on which Frangelico is based today.
Type:
ABV:
20%
Size:
70cl
Producer:
Region:
Country:
Italy
Drinking Window:
N/A
Closure Type:
Cork
£21.99
 

Frangelico

According to the legend its origins date backmore than 300 years to the presence of Christian monks living in the hills of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Their skills in fine food and drinks included the art of distilling especially the use of the wild hazelnuts and other precious ingredients to create liquor recipes such as the one on which Frangelico is based today. Its name is also part of the same local legend - an abbreviation of Fra’ Angelico a hermit monk believed to have inhabited the magnificent Piedmont hills during the 18th century.

Tasting Notes

Clear pale gold in appearance. Intense hazelnut aromas with a rich texture. Pronounced but delicate hazelnut flavour with hints of vanilla and dark chocolate. Smooth, long finish with fragrant back-note.

Food Matches

Enjoyed neat, over ice, with coffee or in a wide variety of stylish cocktails.

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