Ransom Dry Vermouth
Similar to the Sweet Vermouth, Ransom’s Dry Vermouth is a classic formulation, with eponymous base notes of wormwood. Among the botanicals used in the infusion are rosehip, skullcap, chamomile, orange peel, verbena, spearmint, star anise, cinnamon bark, angel root, burdock root, fennel, cardamom, vanilla bean and lemon peel.
Base Wine: A blend of Organically and Conventionally farmed aromatic white varietals and Pinot Noir blanc.
Fortifying Brandy: Alambic pot distilled in house from a blend of wines from Pacific Northwest grapes. Barrel aged in mixed French oak.
Infusion: Wormwood*, Rosehip*, Scullcap*, Chamomile*, Orange Peel*, Verbena*, Spearmint*, Star Anise*, Cinnamon Bark*, Coriander*, Arch Angel Root*, Burdock Root*, Fennel*, Cardamom*, Lemon Peel*, and Vanilla Bean. (* denotes Organic ingredient)
Wine Enthusiast - 94 points
Taster's Guild - Gold Medal