Depending on your personal affinity for sweetness, this wine is either off-dry to sweet. The wine is a strawberry color with aromas of honey and rose petals. It is ideal with fruit and desserts, or on its own at the end of a meal. The grapes for this wine are sourced from vineyards in the Monferrato hills in the south of the province of Asti.
Wine Unleashes Passion so the legend has it that both Julius Caesar and Marc Antony presented Cleopatra with several gourds of Brachetto. The empress then had her lovers drink the wine in order to unleash their passion.
The Brachetto varietal may have originated in Provence, but today it is grown in much larger quantities in Italy, in particular in Piemonte. The Brachetto vine is delicate, giving low yields with the color and flavor of strawberries are produced. The grapes for Alasia Brachetto d'Acqui are sourced from vineyards in the Monferrato hills in the south of the province of Asti.