Punt e Mes - Wikipedia
Punt e Mes
Punt e Mes (from Piedmontese: pont e mes[ˈpʊŋt e ˈmez], "[one] point and a half") is an Italian vermouth. It is dark brown in color and has a bitter flavor. According to its producer, the name refers to the flavor being characterized as half a "point" of bitterness and one "point" of sweetness.[1]
It can be used as a substitute for regular rosso vermouth in such drinks as the Americano, Manhattan, Negroni, and Boulevardier. Punt e Mes has a strong, distinctive flavor, half-way between regular rosso vermouth and Campari. Punt e Mes was made by the Carpano family from Turin until 2001, when Distillerie Fratelli Branca of Milan bought it.[2]
References
  1. ^ Official site
  2. ^ Ciappi, Andrea (May 2005). "Not Just Fernet". Chianti Classico Magazine. Archived from the original on 2007-08-27. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
External links
Punt e Mes website

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