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Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante DOCG, Piedmont, Italy

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Average Price $13 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 632 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 632nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 1084th

Price History for Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante DOCG, Piedmont, Italy
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Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains (Moscato Bianco in Italy) is the oldest member of the Muscat family, which places it in good standing as one of the oldest grape varieties in the world. The variety is named for its small berries and seeds (petits grains), as is its red-skinned mutation Muscat à Petit Grains Rouges.

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is grown widely both in Europe and the New World. It may be produced in a number of wine styles and sweetness levels, each with its own regional tradition. Dry varietal wines show a range of citrus, floral and spice aromas, with a full, dry palate. Sparkling and slightly sparkling examples are typically sweeter and tend ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Asti wine region

    Asti is the name of a province, a town and a wine – all to be found in Piedmont, north-western Italy. The suffix d'Asti appears in the names of several wines from the Asti area, including Barbera d'Asti, Dolcetto d'Asti and of course the famous Moscato d'Asti. When used alone (just 'Asti') on a wine label, it indicates the wine formerly known as Asti Spumante – a refreshing, slightly sweet, sparkling white wine made from Moscato Bianco grapes.

    In late 1993, Asti Spumante was promoted to the top-level DOCG classification, at which point the 'spumante' was officially dropped, reducing its name to simply Asti. The latter step was taken ... more

  • Piedmont DOCG wine region

    Piedmont has more DOCG titles (17 as of early 2014) than any other Italian wine region – a statistic which strongly supports its status as Italy's finest wine region. The first Piedmont wine to be granted DOCG status was Barolo, followed just a few months later by its neighbor ... more

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