Full Review

Cinzano

Cinzano
NV Cuvée Storica, Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Piedmont Asti Spumante

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 7%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$10
Best Buy

Cinzano
NV Cuvée Storica, Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Piedmont Asti Spumante

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 7%
Yellow straw color. Aromas of jasmine, candied violets, elderflower, vanilla, and fresh cream with a supple, bubbly, very sweet medium-full body and a smooth, perplexing, fast pear, dried flowers, lemon peel, and fresh mint finish with no oak flavor. Candied fruit and florals combine in this Sangria-ready Asti Spumante.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: jasmine, candied violets, elderflower, vanilla, and fresh cream
Taste Flavor: pear, dried flowers, lemon peel, and fresh mint
Sweetness Sweetness: Very Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Candied fruit and florals combine, try as a sangria

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

Their Portfolio

86 Ancho Reyes Chile Ancho Liqueur 40% (Mexico) $22.00.
90 Ancho Reyes Verde Chile Poblano Liqueur 40% (Mexico) $29.00.
91 APPLETON ESTATE 8 Year Old Reserve Rum 43% (Jamaica) $28.99.
93 APPLETON ESTATE 12 Year Old Rum 43% (Jamaica) $41.00.
94 APPLETON ESTATE 15 Year Old Rum 43% (Jamaica) $64.00.
96 APPLETON ESTATE 21 Year Old Rum 43% (Jamaica) $149.00.
94 Averna Amaro Siciliano Liqueur 29% (Italy) $30.99.
89 Bulldog Gin 40% (England) $28.00.
91 Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila 40% (Mexico) $35.00.
86 Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila 40% (Mexico) $40.00.
89 Cabo Wabo Añejo Tequila 40% (Mexico) $45.00.
89 Cinzano 1751 Vermouth di Torino Rosso 16% (Italy) $8.00.
85 Cinzano 1757 Vermouth di Torino Extra Dry 18% (Italy) $8.00.
89 Cinzano Bianco Vermouth 15% (Italy) $8.00.
89 Cinzano NV Cuveé Storica, Prosecco DOC 11% (Italy) $10.00.
90 Cinzano NV Cuvée Storica, Asti DOCG 7% (Italy) $10.00.
BR Espolón Blanco Tequila 40% (Mexico) $27.00. - Bronze Medal
86 Espolón Reposado Tequila 40% (Mexico) $27.00.
85 Espolón Añejo Tequila 40% (Mexico) $37.00.
91 Glen Grant 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 43% (Scotland) $46.00.
93 Glen Grant 15 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 50% (Scotland) $78.00.
93 Glen Grant 18 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 43% (Scotland) $134.00.
90 J. Wray Gold Rum 40% (Jamaica) $16.99.
97 Jean-Marc XO Vodka 40% (France) $55.00.
87 Montelobos Espadín Joven Mezcal 43.2% (Mexico) $39.00.
94 Montelobos Ensamble Joven Mezcal 45.3% (Mexico) $0.00.
91 Montelobos Tobalá Joven Mezcal 46.8% (Mexico) $99.00.
91 Montelobos Pechuga Blanco Mezcal 47.9% (Mexico) $0.00.
88 Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Straight Bourbon Whiskey 45% (USA) $39.00.
93 Russell’s Reserve 6 Year Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey 45% (USA) $47.00.
87 Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey 55% (USA) $58.00.
94 Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey 52% (USA) $63.00.
86 SKYY Infusions Cold Brew Coffee Vodka 35% (USA) $13.99.
90 SKYY Infusions Blood Orange Vodka 35% (USA) $13.99.
90 SKYY Infusions Citrus Vodka 35% (USA) $13.99.
90 SKYY Vodka 40% (USA) $14.99.
90 Wild Turkey Longbranch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 43% (USA) $39.99.
89 Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye Whiskey 56.1% (USA) $59.99.
91 Wild Turkey 101 Rye Whiskey 50.5% (USA) $37.99.
90 Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 50.5% (USA) $25.00.
93 Wild Turkey Rare Breed Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 58.4% (USA) $46.00.
90 WRAY & NEPHEW White Overproof Rum 63% (Jamaica) $23.99.

Piedmont Asti Spumante

Wine Glass Champagne.jpg
Serve in a Champagne Flute
Asti Spumante is Italy's largest producing appellation and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in southeastern Piedmont. Made from Moscato Bianco grapes (aka Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains in France), these sweet sparkling wines boast bountiful apricot, peach, and honey notes. Asti Spumante is usually 7-9.5% ABV, truly sparkling, and not to be confused with Moscato d'Asti which has a lower ABV and is only slightly sparkling ("frizzante").