Business27 August 2019

Italian bubbles higher and higher in the world rankings of Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships

Four Cuvage labels climb to the top of the world, winning a gold and three silver medals and confirming themselves as the only Piedmontese company awarded in the prestigious international competition.

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The world of bubbles is constantly expanding internationally and the production shows significant increases in terms of both quality and quantity. In all Italian regions excellent sparkling wines are produced and according to the latest rankings the country has beaten the French wine cellars for the first time, not only for the quantity driven by Prosecco, but also by quality.

A super partes jury, the most important in the world, that of the "Champagne & sparkling wine world championships", created by the famous British journalist Tom Stevenson, in recent days in London has awarded the silver and gold medals. 39 Italian wineries have won a total of 163 medals, achieving a result that rewards the quality products of Italian winemakers. Four medals, one of gold and three silver, were won by the Cuvage winery, founded in 2011 in Acqui Terme, in the province of Alessandria, an area of ​​origin of Italian sparkling wine. The Gold Medal goes to the Acquesi Asti DOCG, a brand produced by the Cuvage winery to contain all the Piedmontese sparkling wines made with the Martinotti Method. The final judgment is very important: "A classy Moscato! With a soft and sweet nose fragrance. Rose petals, fresh, soft and friendly. A very good nose, a brilliant structure ... ". The other three are Silver Medals which go respectively to Cuvage Classic Method Nebbiolo Rosè Alba DOC of 0.75 l to Cuvage wine Classic Method Pas Dosè of 0.75 l and in the Magnum version of 1.5 l, which for the first time was awarded. Very appreciated by the jury the Rosé Brut Metodo Classico created with 100% Nebbiolo grapes and characterized by a light powder pink color and a fine and persistent perlage. A product capable of highlighting the complex personality of Nebbiolo, maintaining fine elegance and great balance.

A new and important international success achieved by Cuvage, a company that has been able to interpret an historic product in an original way, which has its roots in Piedmont, and to insert it successfully into contemporary consumption, conquering even the youngest public.

The name "Cuvage" comes from the fusion of Cuveé and Perlage, two distinctive elements in a sparkling wine. The winery produces wines according to the Classic Method and, under the Acquesi brand, Piedmontese wines made with the Martinotti Method. Acquesi was created to celebrate Acqui Terme and the art nouveau style of the city, through an original distinctive decorative element of the bottles.

Judit Neuberger

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