Moscato d’ASTI

Moscato d’ASTI Docg

Docg status since: 1993

Grape variety: Moscato Bianco

Max. yield: 10 tons per hectare

Colour: straw yellow

Foam: fine and persistent

Nose: fragrant, floral with hints of sage

Flavour: delicately sweet, aromatic, characteristic

Clarity: brilliant

Minimum potential alcohol content: 11%, minimum actual alcohol content 4.5%

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Moscato d’ASTI Docg.

A feather in Piedmont’s cap

MOSCATO d’ASTI Docg is the most famous Moscato in Italy and one of the most characteristic products of Piedmont’s winemaking culture. Like ASTI Dolce Docg, its history is all Italian, the fruit of impeccable processes, respect for tradition and constant improvement. Once you become familiar with all the nuances of MOSCATO d’ASTI, you will never leave it again. It will become a beloved companion on special occasions, and much more. For the farmers and vineyard tenders, for example, it was the chosen accompaniment for a hearty, savory snack in the fields.

 

Sweet but not cloying, it has an inimitable aroma and a delicate but intense taste, reminiscent of wisteria and linden, peach and apricot, with notes of sage, lemon and orange blossom.
A wine with a long tradition, which over time has reached extraordinary heights in quality, thanks also to the widespread use of modern technology. In particular, the methods used in the cold chain, which not only maintains the aroma and flavor of the grapes in the wine, but also stabilizes it, making for better storage and transport.

 

MOSCATO d’ASTI has an intense aromatic component that harmonizes with its sweetness, along with a low alcohol content: all qualities that make it unique. In terms of production, it differs from Asti Docg above all in the fermentation process, which is halted when the alcohol content reaches about 5% by volume. In addition, although Moscato d’Asti is not a spumante, it still boasts a lively sparkle that makes it inimitable.

 

MOSCATO d’ASTI Docg is subject to the same controls as Asti Spumante. With the acquisition of Docg status, the Consortium formed a Committee for MOSCATO d’ASTI Docg, whose mission is to protect the product from imitations, raise its quality and promote its image.

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