10 Things Every Guy Should Know About Pisco

How is pisco distilled?

“Normally piscos are distilled when fermentation has reached zero sugar. In other words, the wine goes to the still dry. Portón is distilled when there's about 15 percent sugar left. Without stopping fermentation, it goes to the still. That means I need about 40 percent more grapes than other piscos. 18 pounds of grapes go into one bottle.”

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