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Re: Is there a walnut version of Nocino for Spain or Portugal

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  • waljaco
    Licor de nuez http://tinyurl.com/yhoobv7 Cheers, wal (also look up Licor de nueces verdes)
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      Licor de nuez


      (also look up Licor de nueces verdes)

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@...> wrote:
      > Sarlanoix is a brand name for a 'Vin de noix' -
      > 40 green walnuts (quartered)
      > 40 sugar cubes
      > 4 litres red wine
      > 1 litre clear fruit brandy, 40%abv minimum
      > Macerate for 40 days. Filter and bottle.
      > The Italian Nocino/Nocillo is a 'Liqueur de noix' in France. In Spain it is a 'Licor de nuez' and a anise ('anis') spirit is used.
      > Cheers,
      > wal
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "burrows206" <jeffrey.burrows@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Guys,
      > > I have successfully made 2.5 gallon Nocino last year, and my
      > > brother-in-law and me drank the lot before it really had time to mature
      > > (shame on us, bad) but hell it was nice, maybe a tad on the sweet side
      > > but that can be fixed with this years batch. It's called Nocino (in
      > > Italy) Sarlanoix (in France) you see the French had to grow walnuts
      > > after they destroyed/burnt all the grape vines in this region in the
      > > Dordogne 150 years ago after an imported colonial vine disease which
      > > threatened the whole of the French wine industry.
      > > They had all the fermenting and distilling gear so making a French
      > > version Nocino/Sarlanoix was kind of a logical progression for them.
      > > My friend an Italian bar and restaurant owner here in France (yeah
      > > an Italian in France nearly as bad as a mad paddy in France) has still
      > > got a bottle of my Lemoncello from last year which raves about, he keeps
      > > and carefully meters this out for his close friends.
      > > It gets more complicated his wife is Portuguese and likes my French
      > > version of the Italian Nocino which is a real close version of Sarlanoix
      > > in here in the 24250 Domme area of France
      > > What I want to know is there a Spanish or Portuguese version of
      > > Nocino/ Sarlanoix? And if so has anyone got a recipe for it? His wife
      > > is the chef and makes a brilliant local dish called Confit de canard try
      > > this link http://tiny.cc/69s5s <http://tiny.cc/69s5s> and I sure as
      > > hell want to keep on her good side because it is just so good and we get
      > > a nice discount when we eat there. Friends in the right places and all.
      > > (All this beautiful French food and red wine keeps me in brillant shape
      > > well round and oval are shapes aren't theybut I prefer to call it having
      > > a well upholstered frame) Anyway is there a Spanish or Portuguese
      > > version of Nocino
      > > Geoff
      > >
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