Ca’ dei Mandorli – Brachetto d’Acqui

Producer: Ca’ dei Mandorli
Wine: Brachetto d’Acqui
Grape Variety: 100% Brachetto
Production Zone: Castel Rocchero (Piemonte)
Altitude: 1,100 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 10 acres, 2 tons per acre
Exposure: Southwest
Soil: Loose, ferrous, limy soil
Vinification & Aging: The grape stalks are removed before pressing and the pressed grapes are transferred to stainless steel horizontal containers and kept for about 7 days at a controlled temperature. In order to extract the color and primary aroma, the wine is pumped over for 10 minutes at hourly intervals. Fermentation is interrupted by cooling and filtering. The must is stored at 32° F until second fermentation takes place in air tight tanks to reach the appropriate alcohol content and obtain a fragrant effervescence.
Production: 2,000 cases
Alcohol: 5.5%
Description: Purplish-red color. Aroma of roses with a pleasant sparkle and a tasty, inviting finish.
Food Pairing: Light dishes, cured meats and cheeses
Brachetto d’Acqui