|Manufacturer||Giulio Cocchi Spumanti|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|Alcohol by volume||16.5%|
Cocchi Americano (pronounced: /ˈkɔkki ameriˈkano/) is a quinine-flavored aperitif wine produced by Giulio Cocchi Spumanti in the Asti province of Italy. Cocchi Americano is a variety of Americano. The wine was developed by Giulio Cocchi, and production began in 1891. Cocchi also produces a pink variety of this aperitif, the "Cocchi Americano Rosa", which is slightly more bitter and aromatic than the standard white Cocchi Americano.
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Cocchi Americano gained prominence from its use in James Bond's Vesper Martini as a substitute for Kina Lillet, which is no longer available. It is also used in the Corpse Reviver #2 and in other cocktails.
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