Pisco is the South American grape aguardiente (‘firewater’) spirit obtained from the distillation of recently fermented grape musts and juices. Pisco is produced according to traditional practices established in production areas recognised and declared by Peruvian and Chilean legislation. More Information on Pisco.
Types of Pisco
Pisco Puro– Pisco produced from only one grape variety, most commonly from the local Quebranta grape. Aromatic varieties such as Torontel or Italia are also used.
Pisco Acholado – Produced from a blend of different grapes varieties.
Pisco Mosto Verde – A rare type of speciality pisco; the spirit is distilled from partially fermented grape must wine.