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Tosti1820 has been run by the Bosca family for eight generations. They have produced wines, sparkling wines and amari in Canelli d’Asti in the Piemonte region of Italy for over 200 years. One of the few historic wineries in Canelli still owned by the founding family, Tosti1820’s cellars have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today, principals Giovanni Bosca and Mariacristina Castelletta, along with Giovanni's sons, Giulio and Guglielmo Bosca, helm the company. Ancestor Rachele Torlasco Bosca, a scholar and herbalist, created Cardamaro Vino Amaro in the 1950s after she became fascinated with the physiological properties of the locally grown cardoon.

    Cardamaro Vino Amaro

    Cardamaro Vino Amaro


    17.0% Alc/Vol

    Cardamaro is a longstanding product of what is today an eighth-generation winemaker in Canelli d’Asti. The primary flavors of Cardamaro are cardoon and blessed thistle, with a short repose in oak for spice and and texture. Drink as aperitif or digestif, outstanding with cider, or use in place of vermouth in many cocktails. Because of the subtle oak treatment, it is possible to use Cardamaro in place of bourbon or rye; combine with Dolin rouge for a lighter take on a Manhattan. Pair with saltier cheeses or charcuterie. Full details

    Cardamaro Vino Amaro
    Cardamaro Vino Amaro