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Moscato d’Asti

Bottle producer:

costa catterina

 

Colour:

White

Bottle size

75 cL

Moscato d’Asti DOCG (3)

The white moscato grape, from which this sweet wine is made, was the first vine to be cultivated dating back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans. From in-depth historical researches, it is said that Moscato accompanied the Latin’s banquets. It is now known as a party wine with a low alcohol content allowing it to be drunk any time of the day.

TECHNICAL SHEET

Classification

Appellation of controlled and guarenteed origin (D.O.C.G.)
Type of wine: Fizzy sweet white

Grape

100% Moscato d’Asti

Colour

Intense straw yellow with gold highlights.

Bouquet

Fresh and delicate with hints of honey.

Taste

Sweet and fruity.
Serving temperature

6 ° C

Food pairings

Hazelnut cakes and desserts such as panettone and fruit salads.

Ageing

Steel, it is bottled in December, the same year as  the harvest.

Bottle size

0.75 cl.

Alcohol percentage

5.5% (it can vary for each vintage).

Consumption

We advise to drink it in the same year as the vintage.

Vinification

The grapes are pressed in a very delicate manner. The juice is moved into the autoclave (pressurised tanks) where the alcoholic fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature. The wine is then filtered and bottled.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VINEYARD

Area of production

Parish of Canelli and Castagnole Lanze

Height above sea level

250 m

Sun exposion

South-east

Year planted

1985

Grapevines per hectar

4500

Growing technique

Guyot

Yeild per hectar

100 quintals per hectar

Soil

Limestone
Region of origin

Product type

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Winery