Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Flavored Vodka

The Data

Category   Vodka/Aquavit

Sub-Category   Flavored Vodka

Origin   

Retail Price   $40

ABV   40%

In the Glass

Appearance

Brilliant, crystal clear.

Aromatics

The nose is very lively with waves of ripe grapefruit and tropical fruits supported by accents of lemon and cream soda.

Flavor

The palate equals the nose offering bright fruit core flanked by notes of citrus pith and pepper with a sweet/tart flavor rising on the finish.

Intensity & Texture

Medium-bodied and fruity whil being both a bit fat and tart with citrus and spice notes.

Cool Factor

C

Flavored Vodka frequently fails to excite but when it's pricey and also fails to stimulate the palate it merits juts a passing cool score.

Value Grade

C

At $40 a bottle you have a lot of choices in flavored spirits in today's market.

Analysis

Belvedere claims to use 3.5 grapefruits per bottle and this flavored Vodka is absolutely fruit-driven. The nose is very pretty and appealing but it unravels a but on the finish as the tart notes turn pithy and a bit astringent.

How to Enjoy

Use in your favorite citrus cocktail or simply marry with soda and juice.

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