Asti Spumante

noun
As·​ti Spu·​man·​te | \ ˈä-stē-spü-ˈmän-(ˌ)tē How to pronounce Asti Spumante (audio) , ˈa-stē- How to pronounce Asti Spumante (audio) , -spü-ˈman- \

Definition of Asti Spumante

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

First Known Use of Asti Spumante

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Asti Spumante

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

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“Asti Spumante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asti%20Spumante. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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