Destilerías Manuel Acha has been a prominent distillery in the Basque Country since its establishment in 1831. Today, Gabriel Acha continues the family traditions and recipes to create artisanal vermouth. Their vermouth is made by fortifying a neutral wine and macerating it with botanicals including wormwood, gentian & bitter orange.
The distillery is located in the city of Amurrio, right near the Cantabrian Sea in the Basque region of Spain. Spaniards drink vermouth like Italians drink espresso; it is meant to be a beverage more for drinking during the day than at night.
The Vermouth Blanco from Atcha is fresh with floral aromas followed on the palate by a hint of sweetness and slightly bitter flavor. You’ll find notes of wild herbs, mint, orange peel and berries on the palate. Pair this with salty cheeses or olives.
This is a perfect aperitif; we recommend serving it on ice with an orange peel. It also makes a wonderful addition to cocktails.
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