Asinello by Marco Visciola

Asinello by Marco Visciola

Asinello by Marco Visciola

Asinello by Marco Visciola

Asinello by Marco Visciola.

Restaurant: Il Marin, Edificio Millo, Calata Cattaneo 15, Porto Antico, 16128 Genova

Corochinato Aperitivo Wine, or simply Corochinato, is a vermouth-type flavored white wine originating in Genoa, a local version of Piedmontese Barolo Chinato, produced and distributed by the Vini Allara di Pra ‘company [1]. The name itself indicates the origins in the town of Coronata (coro-chinato), from whose hills came the white wine which was the main component of the recipe of 1886. Locally it is also known as Asinello, a name derived from the label of the bottle which shows a drawing of the animal accompanied by the popular figure of Paciugo, protagonist of an 11th century legend set near the Sanctuary of Coronata [2], and is widespread as aperitif, smooth and accompanied by a slice of lemon.

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