Which is the difference between "Grappa" and "grape brandy"?
Grappa is obtained by distilling the grape pomace, which is the solid part of the grape (skins and seeds), while a Grape Brandy is obtained by distilling the fermented grape, therefore the solid and liquid part of the grape together.
As a result, the grape brandy is placed halfway between a Grappa (obtained by distilling a solid raw material like grape pomace) and a Wine Brandy (obtained by distilling a liquid raw material such as wine), being distilled from both the solid and the liquid part.
A grape brandy is normally more elegant and fruitier than a Grappa, which vice-versa by nature is more intense and structured.
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