Mixology
Tasting Notes and Cocktail Recipes

  • An artisanal liqueur made from grape brandy and walnuts from Napa Valley's Oak Knoll District
  • Infused with whole, natural spices gathered from Africa, Asia and the Americas
  • Concentrated aromas of green walnuts, brown spices, vanilla and ripe berries on a long, rich finish.
  • Enjoy as a post-meal digestivo or as an accompaniment to fruit- and cream-based desserts and cookies.
  • Use liberally to add silkiness and complexity to cocktails and coffee drinks.
  • 100% natural with no artificial colors or ingredients.
  • 30% alcohol by volume.

NEGRONI UMBRIA
(ANGELE, NAPA)
1 oz Nocino della Cristina
1 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin
1 oz Campari
Stirred with ice
Served up or on rocks with orange twist

MIDNIGHT MANHATTAN
(ANGELE, NAPA)
2 oz Knob Creek Bourbon
1 oz Nocino della Cristina
Dash of orange bitters
Stirred with ice
Served up with brandied cherry garnish

THE BOUTONNIERE
(THE ALEMBIC, SAN FRANCISCO)
Glentrothes Special Reserve Scotch
Nocino della Cristina
Dash of orange bitters
Served up with candied kumquat garnish

209 HARVEST
(PRESS, ST. HELENA)
12 oz Edge Hill Port
12 oz Nocino della Cristina
1 12 oz No. 209 Gin
Muddle with orange wedge and shake over ice
Serve in martini glass with orange wheel garnish

RAINCOAT
(ABSINTHE, SAN FRANCISCO)
Nocino della Cristina
Evan Williams Bourbon
Monin almond syrup
Stirred with ice
Served in chilled Martini glass with freshly grated cinnamon floater

CRISTINA
(GARY REGAN, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE)
2 oz Nocino della Cristina
1/2 oz Belvedere Cytrus Vodka
Stir on ice and serve up