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Asti Spumante

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noun As·ti Spu·man·te \ˈäs-tē-spü-ˈmän-(ˌ)tē, ˈas-tē-, -spü-ˈman-\

Definition of Asti Spumante

  1. :  a sweet sparkling white wine made in and around the village of Asti in Piedmont



Origin of asti spumante

Italian, from Asti, Italy + Italian spumante effervescent, literally, foaming


First Known Use: 1908


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