A unique and incomparable taste with rich and structured body, this product was created by Antonio Benedetto Carpano, the inventor of the Vermouth Category back in 1786 in Turin. Antica Formula still now maintains the authentic and one of a kind recipe mainly because e of the passion and ability of Fratelli Branca Distillerie in maintaining unaltered throughout time the product that is unique for its unique bouquet, especially given by the vanilla scent. This "nectar of the gods" is characterized in the taste and aroma made from an selected infusion of mountain herbs and spices, one of which is saffron.
From its amaranth and brilliant color with highlights of amber, to the nose a bouquet of vanilla emerges which comes together with notes of spices, citrus and dried fruits like raisins and cloves. To the palate a rich a rich vanilla taste emerges, with hints of bitter orange, dates, cocoa beans, cherries and saffron. Ideal to drink on ice and an orange peel, as an aperitif or after dinner. It's the main ingredient in cocktails such as Negroni, Americano or Hanky Panky, offered in the most exclusive restaurants and bars in Italy and worldwide.
Rich, fruity and enticing, this sweet vermouth is warmed with notes of fig and dried cherries, and just faint hints of spiced gingerbread and bitter orange peel. Drinkable solo as an apéritif, or use it as a cocktail-mixing favorite.