Created by potrace 1.12, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2015

Currency and Delivery Country

We're just loading our login box for you, hang on!

Punt E Mes

(75cl, 16%)

Punt E Mes

Sorry about this...

We can't actually ship Punt E Mes to you in United States at the moment. We're working on a solution.

Don't need to send to the United States?
Change your shipping destination - we can probably ship to you!

Punt E Mes Bottling Note

A classic red vermouth created by Carpano all the way back in 1870, Punt E Mes was actually named after a… stock broking term? Punt E Mes translates to ‘a point and a half’, and at the end of a day stock brokers would enter the Carpano bar and ask for exactly that (but this also happened on a day when key stocks had fallen by one and a half points). So, the link was made and the drink was named as such after they all had a good laugh about it (we assume).

The vermouth contains quinine, which adds to the lovely bitterness, alongside 10 other herbs and spices. The result is a superbly balanced and herbal flavour. A great addition to many a cocktail.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Bittersweet, as expected, with a good helping of sweeter dark red fruits, baking spices, vanilla, orange peel and a pinch of tobacco, with a bitter fruitiness returning on the finish.

Tell us what you think of Punt E Mes

Please enter your details to make it easier for us to help you further.

country flag
No spam and entirely confidential. That's a promise.
Submit

The legal stuff: not providing your contact details may mean we have to delete your comments if another member of our community complains about them. You should know that we will store your details securely just in case we need to get in touch with you about your post in the future. That information will be held by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy (although, in the case where you only give us your name and contact details in connection with a review, we will never use that information for any promotional or marketing purposes). Please click here for more details.

Punt E Mes Reviews

Best Red Vermouth (Italian)

Carpano also makes Antica Carpano which is the deluxe version of Punt E Mes. I prefer this for negronis as it is not so sweet or vanilla led as the more expensive Antica. Any wine that I have left over or has oxidized over night I add to a measure of Punt E Mes on the rocks with a slice. Or just on its own. Or with tonic. Or just with Campari for extra bitterness. Great also as a sorbet.

1st February 2017

Arthur Samouelle

The Italians have a slice of orange not lemon with this special aperitif.

29th August 2014

Scot Morrison

This makes a very refreshing aperitif when mixed with lemon

25th November 2012

Original bitters Punt e mes

Very rare to find this product easily in retail outlets~maybe at Christmas time.One of the best.

30th July 2011

Recently viewed