Cachaça Ypióca Reserva Castanheira is a cachaça aged in chestnut barrels from Ypióca Distillery. Ypióca is Brazil’s oldest distillery, founded in Maranguape in 1843. The name of the distillery comes from the indigenous Tupi-Guarani language and means ‘red earth’ – named after the fertile soil needed to grow cane sugar. The brand has a strong focus on environmental sustainability, and still owns and manages its own sugar plantations. Cachaça is distilled from fermented sugar cane and is the most popular distilled spirit in Brazil. Cachaça Ypióca Reserva Castanheira is unusual in that it’s aged for 12 months in chestnut barrels, giving it an interesting depth of flavour. Buy Cachaça Ypióca Reserva Castanheira for a top-quality cachaça, with an intense, spicy flavour.