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Brachetto D'Acqui

Aromatic, low-alcohol pale red wine with lively strawberry, apricot, florals, creamy notes, delicate effervescence, and a brush of sweetness.

Brachetto d'Acqui hails from the prestigious Piedmont region of northwest Italy. Fragrant and pleasingly sweet, it offers vibrant red fruit, stone fruit, and floral hints in a creamy, subtly bubbly wine, that’s delightful as an aperitif and with fresh, fruity desserts.

As with many wines made in Piedmont, northwestern Italy – a region known for its high-classification wines - Brachetto d'Acqui has DOCG status, the highest category in the country’s hierarchy. This indicates it’s made with very precise vineyard and winery rules, ensuring consistent quality. Its bubbles are created via the Charmat (tank) method, where a second fermentation occurs in large, pressurized tanks, preserving freshness and enhancing effervescence. This is followed by aging in bottle for a minimum of three months, to enhance complexity. With its low alcohol, fresh red fruit, and lively effervescence, Brachetto d'Acqui has a little more complexity than is typical in rosé-red frizzante, making it ideal if you’re looking for a lightly sparkling Italian wine with an edge.

Fun Fact: Brachetto d'Acqui is associated with a joyful, fictional, food-and-wine-loving character from Piedmontese comedy called Gianduja da Gioan d'Laduja.

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