(pronounced phonetically “azee – nel”)
The origin of the wine’s name and the imagine on the label play on several aspects. The literal meaning of asinel is two-fold: in the Piedmont dialect “asinel” means both “donkey” and “grape”.
Obviously without grapes, we cannot produce wine, but we chose the face of a cute donkey to illustrate the historical and traditional importance the animal had to the farmers’ work in the vineyards.
Cortese 50% – Arneis 35% – Moscato d’Asti secco 15%
lots of wine carefully selected from various producers in diverse areas of Piedmont, vinified entirely in stainless steel and aged on the lees for around 4 months.
bright straw yellow with light greenish reflections. Intense aromas of peach, apricot, orange blossoms, chamomile and sage.
Delicate taste, not “hot”, slightly sweet with a good fresh acidity.
Pairing and Drinking Recommendations:
perfect to pair with hors d’oeuvres, cold appetizers and fish dishes.
Best to drink young (within the first 2-3 years) at 10°C /50°F.