GIUSEPPE CIPRIANI’S TIMELESS ICON
Only a Bellini is a Bellini, and it has a story that speaks for itself.
A sweet and easygoing drink that pleases both the palate and the eyes. The peach Bellini is made with only the best white peach puree, whose smooth texture combines with the sparkle of Prosecco to conceive a joyous cocktail that celebrates life.
The Bellini recipe has used the same quality ingredients since its original inception. The Prosecco and peach puree complete each harmoniously, no other aromas or flavors required.
PACKAGING: 750 ml glass bottle
PRESERVATION PERIOD: 18 months
STORAGE TEMPERATURE: 60-70 °F
OCCASION: A timeless cocktail for any occasion. The Bellini is, however, tightly tied to the Italian tradition of aperitivo.
So, it is best shared in good company with tasty snacks in hand.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 5.5%
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 37-40 °F
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The bottled Bellini has the same pink hue as the cocktail served at Harry’s Bar, bringing to mind the color of ripe white peaches.
Delicate, yet enticing. The Bellini is both fresh and fruity, a sweet prelude to its timeless flavor.
From the very first sip the palate is delighted by a lively sparkle that brings out the sweetness of the peach puree, which in turn balances the slight tart note of the Prosecco.
In 1948, memories of war and the emancipation were still fresh in the hearts of people across Europe. It was at this time when Giuseppe Cipriani, in the newly opened Harry’s Bar, decided to celebrate peace and freedom with a cocktail that embodied the energetic joy of the moment: the Bellini.
The Bellini’s name was inspired by the famous Italian Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini, also known as Giambellino. After seeing his lifework collection on display at the Ducal Palace in Venice in 1948, Giuseppe Cipriani used the artist’s namesake to honor the ideals of beauty and freedom.
Thus, the Bellini became a part of history as a classic, an eternal symbol of freedom, art, and refined revelry.
HOW TO TASTE BELLINI
The perfect glass for serving a Bellini should not impose awkward postures or gestures while drinking, but rather allow you to savor the lively taste of white peaches.
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The Original Bellini
The Bellini is a timeless symbol of refined revelry. Here are some friends of the Bellini and Harry’s Bar that pay tribute to him in these photographs.