Grape: 100% Brachetto.
Region: Italy> Piedmonte> Acqui.
Notes: Slightly sparkling, semi-sweet red.
According to legend, Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony presented Cleopatra with several gourds of Acquense, and early strand of Brachetto.
Believed to be a native of Piedmont, Italy, the grape exhibits exotic characteristics of wild strawberries, cocoa, and floral notes. Sweet and slightly sparkling (frizzante) red wine with low alcohol. A great alternative to Pink Moscato, White Zinfandel, and sweet Lambrusco. Serve chilled.