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DOMENICO CAPELLO – Roatto (Asti) Italy

“Insolita”

 

…WITH THE USUAL ASTI SNACK! (CHEESE AND CURED MEATS)

“Insolita”, which in Italian means “Unusual”, is our “Bonarda Frizzante” a slightly sparkling wine obtained from mainly Bonarda Piemontese grapes and small amounts of Croatina and Barbera grapes. It is particularly suited to accompany cured meats and fried food.

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Domenico Capello

Bonarda Piemonte, La Montagnetta | Insolita

Piemonte Bonarda Frizzante, Domenico CapelloWine: Piedmont Bonarda – lively

DOC – Controlled Denomination of Origin

Grape Variety: 85% Bonarda Piemontese – 5% Croatina – 10% Barbera

Vineyards: Commune of Roatto, Montagnetta hill.

Harvest: by hand in September.

Vinification: the grapes are destemmed and crushed followed by the criomaceration of some hours. Fermentation with maceration on the skins for about 6 days at 22°C. After racking several times, the malolactic fermentation begins after which it is cellared in stainless steel tanks. In February, a second fermentation occurs and then it is bottled.

Tasting Notes:
Colour: ruby red.
Nose: fruity bouquet with hints of stewed fruit.
Palate: fresh, sparkling and velvety with a bitterish finish.

Serving suggestions:
pasta and ravioli, white meat, fried dishes.

Serve at 16°C

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