Wines & Vines

DOC Piemonte Brachetto

August 24, 2011

The wine regulations concerning Piemonte Brachetto impose that it presents the following characteristics when released for marketing:


fairly intense ruby red, sometimes tending toward pink


characteristic, with delicate musk scent


delicate and fairly sweet, sometimes sparkling

Minimum total alcohol content by volume: 11%, of which at least 6% originated in the fermentation of the sugar

Minimum total acidity: 5‰

Sugarfree extracts: 20 g/litre.