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Region: Asti, Piedmont
Varietal Composition: 100% Moscato d’Asti
Alcohol Content: 16%
Soil Composition: Calcareous and Sandy
Training Method: Guyot
Elevation: 950 ft.
Vine Exposure: South-East
Harvest Time: Early September
Fermentation Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Alcoholic Fermentation: 20 Days
Malolactic Fermentation: None
Type of Aging Container: Stainless Steel
Type of Oak: None
Length of Aging Before Bottling: 6 Months
Length of Bottle Aging: 2 Months
In the center of the small town of Cocconato, in the heart of Asti, Piemonte there is a 17th century mansion clinging to the hillside. This is Casa Martelletti, a large, elegant building which has become a landmark in the area.

Casa Martelletti Vermouth Classico

 Wine Description 

Casa Martelletti Vermouth Classico is the oldest known produced vermouth from Piedmont. The recipe hails from the 1700s and can be viewed in a museum in Cocconato, Italy. Vermouths were originally used for medicinal purposes, but now can be enjoyed as aperitifs or in classic and innovative cocktails alike.

Tasting Notes 

A beautiful bright glowing amber color with the perfume of herbs, bitter orange, vanilla, gentian, cinchona, and rhubarb. Sweet and full bodies with a pleasant aftertaste of Artemisia. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange in the front.

Food Pairings 

Excellent as an aperitif or meditation wine at the end of a meal. Excellent in several classic cocktails to pair with any meal for any occasion.

 

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