Definition of Asti Spumante in English:

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Asti Spumante

Pronunciation: /ˌasti sp(j)uːˈmanteɪ/
/-ti/

noun

Another term for Asti (sense 2).
Example sentences
  • Sweetish German wines are a vast success with fresh fruit such as peaches, but for Christmas pudding nothing can beat Asti Spumante.
  • It was Camillo Gancia, the son of Carlo Gancia, who succeeded in obtaining a consensus of the Asti producers and renamed the wine Asti Spumante around 1910.
  • It's not champagne, but no matter: old Jimbo wouldn't be able to tell the difference between Asti Spumante and Veuve Cliquot.
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