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MOSCATO D'ASTI

D.O.C.G.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Moscato bianco

 

VINEYARDS IN

Santo Stefano Belbo. Province of Cuneo.

 

AVERAGE VINE AGE

From 45 to 55 years.

 

VINEYARD EXPOSURE

West-facing.

 

SOIL TYPE

Layers of sand and grey tufa, alternating with limestone.

 

YIELD

95 quintals per hectare.

 

VINIFICATION

Selected Moscato grapes from our vineyard in Santo Stefano Belbo are harvested when optimally ripe and brought to the cellar.

A traditional white wine vinification follows,

with a gentle pressing. The free-run must thus obtained is fermented naturally in steel tanks

for about a month.

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TRAINING SYSTEM

Guyot. This low-yield per hectare vineyard is frequently cleaned, green-pruned and selectively thinned. Chemical treatments are kept to a minimum. The grapes are hand-picked in September.

 

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

Pale yellow in colour with greenish highlights and a fine bead. Refined floral and fruit notes, notably orange blossom and aromatic herbs such as melissa. The palate is delicately complex, fragrant and crisp with a lingering, balanced finish.

 

PAIRINGS

Excellent as an accompaniment to the typical hazelnut desserts of the Langhe.

Excellent also as a summer accompaniment to fruit salad or fresh fruit.

ALCOHOL  BY VOLUME

5,5% 

SERVING TEMPERATURE

9° C.

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