Dessert Wines

Moscato d’Asti DOCG

Moscato d’Asti D.O.C.G.

Grape variety

Production zone and characteristics
The grapes used to make this wine come from both the Serralunga d’Alba hills, an excellent zone for Muscat growing, and hills in Asti province. Vineyard soils and sun exposure create the ideal conditions for the growing of small and highly aromatic grapes. Yields per hectare vary from year to year, with an average of 70 hectolitres.

Winemaking and bottling
The grapes are harvested by hand and then pressed directly very gently. The must is cooled immediately to about 0°C. After clarifying, fermentation in autoclave begins. Fermentation is interrupted by cooling down when the wine reaches around 5% alcohol volumes and has a residual sugar of 100 grams per litre. The next phases are sterile filtration and cold bottling.

Tasting characteristics
It is straw yellow in colour, with mild golden highlights and a fine and long lasting perlage. It has a flower and fruit packed nose, characteristic of this aromatic variety, with orange, peach and apricot flowers standing out. In the mouth, it is pleasantly sweet and fresh, naturally lively. A wine to drink young: a few weeks after bottling it is ready to drink.

Food pairings
This sweet fizzy wine goes perfectly with all desserts, and is ideal for moments of celebration in good company or at the end of a meal.

Serving temperature
10 C°.

Alcohol by volume
5.5% vol.

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