The art liquoristica is an ancient tradition in Altomonte and it is tied with my triptyque obtained from the plants of our woods.
The “Piacere di Venere” (Venus’ Pleasure) is a liquor that comes from myrtle berries, a plant that is sacred to this goddess, symbol of love and amorous poetry, which was used in popular medicine as a balsamic, antiseptic and sedative.
The “Trionfo dell’Imperatore” (Emperor’s Triumph) comes from laurel, a plant sacred to Apollo, symbol of glory and knowledge, which is a good antiseptic and digestive.
The “Passioni dei Cavalieri” (Knights’ passions), my flagship, is the walnuts liquor (nocino) that our farmers distilled from walnuts and offered to the knight Templars when they hunted in Altomonte’s area.
Il Trionfo dell’imperatore
From the perfumed laurel leaves comes the Trionfo dell’Imperatore, a delicious liquor from the the Azienda Agricola Monte Re 1958. Laurel, a legendary plant, that has been tied to Apollo thanks to the Greek mythology, has always been the symbol of arts and sporting life. With its branches poets and heroes were crowned, its virtues […]
Il Piacere di venere
From a real pure alcohol maceration of myrtle berries produced at the Azienda Agricola Monte Re 1958, in Altomonte, comes the Piacere di Venere, a strong scented liquor. Azienda Agricola Monte Re 1958 myrtle liquor is prepared following an ancient recipe, a unique preparation method that saves the shrub and flowers aroma of the plant […]
La Passione dei Cavalieri
A very fine walnut liquor, that comes from Altomonte’s farmland, from the love of tradition, from a long and loving preparation and from careful attentions. Is the product of our best walnuts, harvested from 24th June, Saint John Day, to 29th June, Saint Peter Day, in the exact moment of the year when the moon […]