According to the legend, its origins date back more than 300 years to the presence of Christian monks living in the hills of the Piedmont region of northern Italy.
Their skills in fine food and drinks included the art of distilling, especially the use of the wild hazelnuts and other precious ingredients to create liquor recipes such as the one on which Frangelico is based today. Its name is also part of the same local legend - an abbreviation of Fra’ Angelico, a hermit monk believed to have inhabited the magnificent Piedmont hills during the 18th century.
This Italian liqueur is flavored with hazelnuts which are toasted and distilled with neutral alcohol before infusing the result with cacao beans, coffee, vanilla, berries, rhubarb root, sweet orange flowers and other natural flavors. This oak cask-aged prior to sweetening and bottling.
Clear pale gold. intense hazelnut aromas. Rich texture. pronounced but delicate hazelnut flavor with hints of vanilla and dark chocolate. smooth, long finish with fragrant back-note.
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