Acquesi

Asti DOCG

Asti DOCG

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ALC/VOL

7%

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Italy

Asti DOCG

From the world renowned Cuvage winery in Acqui Terme, Acquesi Asti DOCG is unsurpasssed worldwide in aromatic sparkling wines. It is floral and complex with aromas of tree fruits and honey.

Tasting notes

It's pale gold color and greenish hue leads to complex floral aromas of fresh tree fruits, honeycomb and exotic spices. The palate is fresh, sweet and persistent with a lingering, sweet fruity finish.

Food pairings

It can be enjoyed with a course of mature cheeses, spicy Asian foods or sushi. However, the more classic pairing is with desserts! Asti DOCG delights the palate when paired with pastries, fruit tarts, cakes and butter creams. Its delicate sweetness, persistent bubble and low alcohol make it a perfect end to a wonderful dinner.

Rating/ Review

The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championship – 2019, 2020:• Best in Region (Asti 2020), Best in Class (2019,2020)• Gold (2019,2020)• World Champion (Aromatic Sparkling Wine 2019,2020)San Diego Wine Competition 2019:• SD19, Gold, 90                                        Millennial Wine and Spirits Competition• GOLD
At the center of modern day Piedmont, Italy, the historical Roman province of Alessandria, Cuvage was born in 2011 as a sparkling house offering wines that express a unique history. Cuvage specializes in traditional method (metodo classico) and charmat method (Metodo Martinotti) winemaking; it focuses on native varieties like Nebbiolo, Moscato, and Brachetto. Cuvage was founded to emphasize a unique terroir as well as honor the cradle of Italian sparkling wine, which was born in this area in 1895.

BRAND BACKGROUND:

At the center of modern day Piedmont, Italy, the historical Roman province of Alessandria, Cuvage was born in 2011 as a sparkling house offering wines that express a unique history. Cuvage specializes in traditional method (metodo classico) and charmat method (Metodo Martinotti) winemaking; it focuses on native varieties like Nebbiolo, Moscato, and Brachetto. Cuvage was founded to emphasize a unique terroir as well as honor the cradle of Italian sparkling wine, which was born in this area in 1895.

WINE BACKGROUND:

Cuvée is made with the most identifying musts of the collection area to highlight the size of the Moscato bianco. We want to communicate with this wine elegance, dimensionality, identity, finesse.

WINEMAKING / VINIFICATION:

White vinification.

ELEVAGE:

25/30 days “sur lies”.

HARVEST:

Second half of September

SORTING OF GRAPES:

Exclusively by hand

CLIMATE:

Mediterranean / Characterized by multiple microclimates that differ from each other in terms of temperature range, altitude, rainfall, ventilation.

SOIL:

The vineyards are located on the hilly ridge that goes from Alice Bel Colle to Santo Stefano Belbo passing through the amazing hills of Ricaldone, located at an altitude between 250 and 400 meters above sea level. A large part of the soils that give life to our Cuvée are characterized by light limestone marl while the minority part has a strong sandy component. The different microclimates affected by this selection of musts offer a complete photograph of the expressions of the native aromatic varieties.

ANALYSIS:

Acidity: 6 g/L pH: 3.25 Residual Sugar: 95 g/L

NUTRITION:

Gluten Free, Non GMO, Vegan

UPC:

819046010184

SRP:

$16.99