Punt e Mes is an Italian sweet vermouth. It is dark brown in colour and has a bitter herbal flavour with hints of orange. According to its producer, the name refers to the flavour being characterized as half a "point" of bitterness and one "point" of sweetness.
One of our favourite cocktails that used Punt e Mes is a Red Hook.
60ml / 2 oz Rye
22ml/ .75 oz Punt e Mes
7ml / .25oz Maraschino Liqueur