Pisco Portón is made at Hacienda La Caravedo in Ica, Peru. Dating from 1684, this site is home to the oldest working distillery in the Americas. Here, Pisco Portón keeps alive centuries-old traditional pisco making methods without the use of electricity or modern machinery. For example, a large wooden lagar (press) does the work of pressing the grapes, and gravity fed channels move the pisco from one step of the pisco making process to the next. The gentle touch this gravity fed system ensures the quality and smoothness of the final spirit.
Recent earned prizes:
• Bruselas 2011
• CINVE Miami 2011
• Sélections Mondiales des Spiritueux 2011, Canada
• International Spirits Challenge 2011, London