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Malvasia di Casorzo d'Asti

Piemonte, Italia

Malvasia di Casorzo d'Asti is a wine grown in the Asti and Alessandria provinces of the Piemonte region. The name can be shortened to Malvasia di Casorzo or even just Casorzo. It was granted DOC status on 21 August 1968. 90% of the wine must be Malvasia Nera from the commune of Casorzo in Asti. The rest can be Freisa, Grignolino, Barbera and/or other grapes from the communes of Casorzo, Grana and Grazzano in Asti and Vignale Monferrato, Altavilla, Ottiglio, Grazzano, Badoglio and Olivola in Alessandria. The Rosato must have 10.5% alcohol, at least 4.5% from fermentation. The Spumante must have 11% alcohol, at least 6% from fermentation. The Passito must have 15% alcohol, at least 10% from fermentation.


This page last modified: 9 January 2008 by TheWineRater.