Sparkling wine Brachetto d'Acqui DOCG 2008
The wine is light ruby red with violet reflections, lively foam and continuous perlyazhem.
Sweet, soft, subtle wine with a stable flavor.
Aromatic wine with hints of ripe red fruits and hints of roses.
Wine perfectly complements desserts such as chocolate covered strawberries, and goes well with various pastries and fruit pies.
History Brachetto d'Akvi, according to legend, dates back to the Roman era, when the ancient historians, describing the habits of the inhabitants of Gaul, first mentioned in a sweet aromatic wine as a favorite wine of the patricians. In those days it was considered a strong aphrodisiac wine, according to the chronicles, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and then portrayed the vessels with an aromatic drink as a gift to Cleopatra.
In our time, in 1817, naturalist Gallesio wrote about him as a popular wine, colorful and maloalkogolnom. From his notes, it follows that the sweet sparkling wine Brachetto was widely known and successfully sold in the markets of South America, so we can assume that its production was at that time very much.
The first official definition of wine received in 1922 - "... Among luxury wines Brachetto belongs to the category of sweet and fragrant sparkling red wine: wine with special aroma, moderate in relation to alcohol and sugar ...".
Production method: short maceration for 36 hours at a temperature of 16 ° C. Primary fermentation is blocked when it reaches 3% alcohol by cooling the wort to -2 ° C. Secondary fermentation takes place in an autoclave. Upon reaching 5.5% of alcohol fermentation is blocked by cooling the wort is carried microfiltration and bottling.
Company History Braida began as the story of the village nickname. Family legend has it that someone loved Giuseppe Bologna on Saturday to play the game "stretchbol", popular in Piedmont. His comrades on Saturday "sport" called him for this hobby Bryden. In those days, the profession Giuseppe Bologna was wheelwright and traditional grape varieties for the area barbera he grew to entertain friends delicious homemade wine.
His son Giacomo Bologna inherited from his father and a vineyard, and a nickname, and the love of wine. Currently, the company operates Braida Giacomo whole family: his wife, Anna, children Raffaella and Beppe, Christina - Beppe wife and mother of his two children, Norbert - the husband of Raffaella.