PIEMONTE DOC BRACHETTO SPUMANTE
Arione Spumanti - Sparkling
- Variety: Brachetto min 90%; possible 10% black Muscat or Aleatico.
- Colour: soft ruby red, tending to garnet red.
- Bouquet: a rose and red fruit aroma.
- Taste: delicate, fragrant and sweet.
- Perlage: delicate and persistent.
- Alcoholic content: 7% vol.
- Serving temperature: 10-14 °C.
- Content: 75 cl.
Harvest: beginning of September. Soft pressure, without taking away the wood from the clusters, in pneumatic presses, to avoid damages of the wooden part of the cluster, which could bring some unwanted components to the wine. Refrigeration of the must at 6-8°C to block any beginning of fermentation and to favour the natural decantation of the skins. Then, another refrigeration, bringing down the temperature at 0°C to definitively block the fermentation. Must, conserved sweet, is stocked in big inox tanks, in a refrigerated area; with this procedure, aromatic bouquet is preserved till the consumption. During every period of the year, following needs, the must can be taken from the refrigerated storage tanks and put to ferment in airtight tanks, where it develops carbon dioxide (causing the characteristic foam and the fine perlage). The bottling in special bottles (4-5 bar pression resistant) is made by means of isobaric fillers; in addition, cork is secured with a wire-hood. To be consumed within 3 years.
MATCHING WITH FOOD
Dry biscuits, cakes, chocolate sweets, fresh fruits, fruit cakes. Perfect for parties and celebrations.