Asti spumante


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As′ti spuman′te

(spuˈmɑn ti, -teɪ)
n.
a sweet, sparkling Italian white wine with a muscat flavor.
Also, As′ti Spuman′te.
[< Italian: literally, effervescent Asti; see Asti, spume, -ant]
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A COUPLE OF SWEETIES | Martini Asti Spumante (PS7, until January 1, Tesco, 7.
After dinner I remembered the Asti Spumante I had chilled.
The Science of Bubbles, when a bottle of asti spumante from Oddbins would have sufficed.
There's probably room for a booze to take ownership of Christmas in the way Coca-Cola does for soft drinks - at least until Asti Spumante belatedly gets its 1980s mojo back.
So why not all get together to thrash out some sort of party line over a crate of Asti Spumante and then get back to us - just so there's no confusion.
I was at a Christmas party a few years ago when the accumulation of an entire year's resentment bubbled up after a few swigs of Asti Spumante.
A third method is known as the Asti method, used to make the very well-known Asti Spumante sparkling wine from Piedmont, Italy.
WATCHING this new series of fivestar shenanigans is like drowning, slowly, in a vat of Asti Spumante.
Menu includes Traditional Potato Gnocchi with simple, fresh tomato sauce; Roman Semolina Gnocchi With Brown Herb Butter; Roasted Beef Gnocchi in Mascarpone Cream; and Fresh Fruit in Asti Spumante.
Of course, for consumers looking for light, sweet sparkling wines, Asti Spumante and Moscato d'Asti are the deal.
Italy produces myriad sparkling wines but the easiest to find are Prosecco, Asti Spumante and Moscato d'Asti.
However, the rest of the afternoon was more Asti Spumante than Dom Perignon as both teams struggled to carve out anything of interest.