WSET3 Palate Notes

Body - Light,
Acid - High,
Tannin - Low,
Alcohol - Medium.

Tastes Like: Strawberry, Raspberry

Embark on a sensory journey with Brachetto, where sweetness meets elegance to craft wines that capture the essence of Italy’s winemaking tradition. Perfect apperitivio or with dessert

What you can expect to taste and smell?

Primary Flavours & Aromas

  • Red Fruits - Strawberries, Raspberries, floral notes
  • Youthful, simple, no oak

Cool vs. Warm Climate

Cool Climate: In cooler climates, Brachetto retains its vibrant acidity, emphasizing its floral and red fruit notes while maintaining elegance.

Warm/Hot Climate: Grown in warmer regions, the grape can produce slightly richer and fruitier wines while still showcasing its aromatic charm.

Appellations / Producers of Note

  1. Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG - better
  2. Piemonte Brachetto DOC

Age worthiness

Drink Now - not suited for further ageing

First Published: Tuesday, Sep 5, 2023 Last updated: Jun 23, 2024

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Damien Saunders
WSET3 award - Has been on a journey to learn more about wine, viticulture since I started travelling. Every country has something to drink.
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