Vermouth – the tasting notes

The colours of vermouth

This is the time for something stronger, no? But which vermouths are worth buying? Tam (TC) and Arnica Rowan (AR) did the hard work so you don't have to.

Tam writes In her evocative, fascinating and instructive article, How to taste vermouth, Arnica Rowan discussed how we need to take a different, broader approach when tasting vermouth. Exploring the wine for flavours takes the drinker down entirely new pathways – into the forest, across scrubland, to the seashore and into the secret room of the apothecary. This is wine, but wine with a mystical, medicinal mien. With vermouth, everything...