Valdiserre

Moscato d'Asti D.O.C

THE INFLUENCE OF THE TERROIR

An intense bouquet combined with an elegantly balanced sweet, mineral and fresh taste, the result of a later optimum ripening that best conserves and develops the bouquet, preserving the acidity.

 

GRAPE VARIETY

Moscato bianco

 

VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING

Destemming, soft crushing and pressing, fermentation at a controlled temperature to assist the second fermentation. When the alcohol level reaches 5°, the temperature is reduced and fermentation blocked. Tartaric stabilisation is then performed and the wine bottled under sterile conditions.

 

TASTING NOTES

The aim of this Moscato, which is vinified as vino frizzante (semisparkling wine), is to express as best as possible the aromatic bouquet typical of this ancient variety, and preserve the subtle aromas inherent to the grape. Whence fermentation at a strictly controlled temperature and a second fermentation delicate enough that the subtle, extremely fragrant bouquet is not overpowered by the carbon dioxide produced. The wine is pale straw yellow in colour with lively effervescence and faint green highlights that belie its youth and vivacity. Highly aromatic nose that combines well with the terpenes, which enhance the characteristic citrus aromas. Elegant blossom and musk notes, which are also highly typical of the variety. In the mouth, the wine is frankly zesty, which provides a pleasant counterbalance for its sweetness and glyceric content. This acidity is all the more noticeable in the finish, which is particularly long for a Moscato, as the sweet sensation is almost entirely superceded by a refreshing desire to salivate.

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

A pleasing accompaniment to traditional desserts such as yeast and fried cakes but also with “sweetish” cured meats (due to their high fat content and low salt content) and light and creamy mousses. The international prizes won by Valdiserre, including the world Muscats du Monde competition, prove this wine’s prestigious and universal nature.

 

YIELD

6 tonnes per ha.

 

DENSITY

6500 vines per ha.

 

AVERAGE VINE AGE

60 years

    

 

ANALYTICAL DATA

Alcohol content: 5.30% vol.
Residual sugar: 145.00 g/l
Total acidity: 5.30 g/l
PH: 3,20
Volatile acidity: 0.15 g/l

 

Exposure

N NE E SE S SO O NO

%Vol

5,5

An intense bouquet combined with an elegantly balanced sweet, mineral and fresh taste, the result of a later optimum ripening that best conserves and develops the bouquet, preserving the acidity.

Awards

2017
2017
2017
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