Information about Brachetto

Grape variety Brachetto
Synonyms bracchetto.
Grape colour Red grape
Aromas Semi-Aromatic
Vigour Fair
Ripening Second fortnight in September.
Productivity Regular, never abundant.
Areas of cultivation It is popular in Piedmont, especially in the vicinity of Acqui Terme.
History Uncertain origin, there is only news of this century. Its cultivation is located mainly in the vicinity of Acqui Terme. There are two types of brachetto known: that of Piedmont, the most precious and most aromatic, treated here and that of Nice Maritime.
Ampelographic features Leaf: of medium size or less, rounded, almost whole or trilobata but with the lobes just mentioned; With petiole breast in lira, almost closed or closed; Lateral veins above V narrow, almost closed; Lower than almost zero; Flat flap, rather thick, bulging; Flat lobby; Corner at the top of the median acute terminal lobes; Irregular teeth with wide base, convex margins. Top of dark green, glabra; Lower light green, glabra; Light green ribs. Bunch: of medium size, of varying shape; Mostly elongated, cylindrical-pyramidal; Sometimes rather tricky; The bunches are rather compact (or very tight); With peduncle rather short, semi-woody to the first knot; Medium-length pedicels, with obvious strings. Acino: medium-sized, subrotus (mostly 13 or 14 mm in diameter) with medium texture peel, dark purple, very pruinose; Rather dense but juicy pulp, colorless juice; Special flavor, aromatic (remember muscat and a little pink); Reddish brush, short. Separation of the acorn from the pedicle quite difficult.
Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety With the braquet you get a vibrant red ruby ​​wine with intense, aromatic, floral and fruity scent, with delicate hints of rose and wild strawberries. Equipped with delicate texture, the wine shows a pleasant freshness, tannic and pseudo-caloric notes just mentioned, and a slight aromatic persistence.
Notes Resistance to diseases: normal, but rather higher than that of other indigenous varieties; The grapes are resistant to rot, both on the plant and on mats. It does not suck much for winter gels.

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Marchesi di Barolo
DOCG Brachetto d'Acqui, 100% Brachetto
5.50%, 0,75 l
Price CHF 19.91
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Red charmat method sparkling wine dessert wine aromatic
DOCG Brachetto d'Acqui Spumante, 100% Brachetto
7.00%, 0,75 l
Price CHF 18.54
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Red naturally sweet dessert wine aromatic
Vite Colte
DOCG Brachetto d'Acqui, 100% Brachetto
6.00%, 0,75 l
Price CHF 17.42
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Red charmat method sparkling wine dessert wine aromatic
Cascina Fonda
DOC Piemonte Brachetto Spumante, 100% Brachetto
6.50%, 0,75 l
Price CHF 18.91
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