Brachetto


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Brachetto d’Acqui is a frizzante (semi-sparkling) sweet red wine from Piedmont that’s known for it’s candied and floral aromatics.

Primary Flavors

  • Candied Strawberry
  • Orange Zest
  • Black Currant
  • Apricot
  • Cream

Taste Profile

Sweet

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium Acidity

Under 10% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

A perfect match with rich, creamy chocolate desserts like ganache and mousse. For fun, try Brachetto d’Aqui with berry tarts and strawberry ice cream.

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