Dessert Wine

Brachetto d’Acqui D.O.C.G.

Made from hand-picked Brachetto grapes, a delicate red must is the result. Refermentation in steel autoclaves adds a fizzy twist to its sweet and fragrant taste.

MUNICALITY OF PRODUCTION

Ricaldone

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Brachetto

EXPOSURE

South, South-West

ALTITUDE (MASL)

300 m

SOIL

Calcareous clay

TYPE OF PLANTING

Upwards-trained, vertical-trellised with traditional Guyot pruning

AGE OF VINEYARD

10-20 years

PLANT DENSITY

4500 plants

YIELD PER HECTAR

70 quintals

PROCESSING

A first fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature; then it follows a refermentation in autoclave – known as Charmat Method

FERMENTATION

Off-the-skins fermentation for 3-4 days

AGING

1 month in the bottle

PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL

6.5% Vol (depending on the vintage)

ACIDITY

6 g/l

SUGARS (reducing)

100 g/l

SEVING TEMPERATURE

8°-12°C

RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS

With all desserts, in particular dry pâtisserie or fresh fruit. Excellent as an aperitif

BOTTLE

750 ml.

Charactertistics

Brilliant with delicate and abundant froth, fine and persisting bubbles. Ruby-red colour. Fragrant and fruity perfume with a bouquet of flowers and red fruit, such as roses and strawberries. Sweet, crispy and smooth flavour with an excellent long lasting finishing