Ginepro (Acquavite di ginepro) – Gin distillato

Ginepro, also known as Acquavite di ginepro, is a gin distillate that can be found in the Trento region of Italy. This traditional spirit is produced in various towns and communes in Trento, including Trento, Rovereto, and Riva del Garda. It can be purchased at local stores and shops specializing in spirits and alcoholic beverages.

One such store where Ginepro can be found is “Enoteca Trentina” located in Trento. This shop offers a wide selection of local spirits, including Ginepro. Another option is “Distilleria Marzadro” in Rovereto, which is known for its high-quality distillates, including Ginepro.

Ginepro is made from juniper berries and other botanicals, resulting in a unique and aromatic flavor profile. It is recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and adherence to specific specifications. Some of the specifications of Ginepro include:

– Distillation process using traditional copper stills
– Use of locally sourced juniper berries and botanicals
– Aging in oak barrels for a minimum of six months

Ginepro can be enjoyed in various ways, including in cocktails or as a digestif. One popular recipe is the “Gin and Tonic,” which combines Ginepro with tonic water and a slice of lemon or lime. Another recipe is the “Negroni,” which includes Ginepro, Campari, and sweet vermouth.

Sources:
– “Enoteca Trentina” – www.enotecatrentina.it
– “Distilleria Marzadro” – www.marzadro.it