The Chinotto is a fresh drink obtained from a small evergreen citrus (Citrus aurantiumvar. myrtifolia) of Chinese origin has grown on branches yield an incredible quantity of flowers and fruit. As they ripen, the clusters of fruit turn from bright green to orange, releasing an intense and unmistakable perfume.
The small, somewhat bitter, thick-skinned chinotto keeps for a remarkably long time and is sometimes eaten either candied or with Maraschino liqueur. Anyway the chinotto has to be drunk cold expecially during the summer.
The most important and historical brand about chinotto is the firm NERI, web address: www.chin8neri.it
The Neri firm is located in Latium in Capranica near Viterbo along Via Cassia.
Suggested accommodation for this area : VITERBO FLAT