Discover the grape variety: Brachetto
A very old vine cultivated in the northwest of Italy, in Piedmont to be precise (provinces of Asti and Allessandria). For a long time it was confused with a large number of other Italian grape varieties, which explains why the latter still bear the synonym "brachetto". It is said to be related to the Muscat à petits grains blancs, to be continued! Note that Brachet, known in the Nice region (Alpes maritimes), is not related to Brachetto. Brachetto can be found in Argentina, Italy, etc. It is virtually unknown in France.
Informations about the Winery Alessandro Motta
The Winery Alessandro Motta is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 6 wines for sale in the of Brachetto d'Acqui to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Piémont
Piedmont (Piemonte) holds an unrivalled place among the world's finest wine regions. Located in northwestern Italy, it is home to more DOCG wines than any other Italian region, including such well-known and respected names as Barolo, Barbaresco and Barbera d'Asti. Though famous for its Austere, Tannic, Floral">floral reds made from Nebbiolo, Piedmont's biggest success story in the past decade has been Moscato d'Asti, a Sweet, Sparkling white wine. Piedmont Lies, as its name suggests, at the foot of the Western Alps, which encircle its northern and western sides and form its naturally formidable border with France/provence">Provence, France.
The wine region of Brachetto d'Acqui
The wine region du Brachetto d'Acqui is located in the region in Piémont in Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Marchesi di Barolo or the Domaine Marenco produce mainly wines sparkling, red and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Brachetto d'Acqui are Brachetto et Nebbiolo, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Brachetto d'Acqui often reveals types of flavors of strawberries, rhubarb or red currant and sometimes also flavors of almonds, game or cheese.
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The word of the wine: Structure
Refers to both the structure and the overall constitution of a wine.