Passito White Wine
- Grapes 100% Moscato Giallo
- Alcoholic strength 14%
- Serving temperature 15/18°
- Production around 1,000 0.375l bottles.
- Vineyard 230 m above sea level. Southern exposure.
Combed cordon and Guyot training system. Yield per hectare 25/30 quintals. Harvest of surmature grapes stored in small plastic crates during the first ten days of December. The fermentation starts in stainless steel barrels, then continues in French oak new barriques, until the ‘mutage’. The wine is preserved in barriques until its 3rd year.
Colour: intense yellow, almost amber.
Aromas of honey, dates, caramel and ‘muffato’ sensations.
Food pairings: biscotti, ‘crostate’ with citrus fruits jams, ‘crostate’ with thick custard, ‘cantuccini’ biscuits, goat cheese, pecorino and blue cheeses.
Its name means Muscat, as it is easy to understand, even if this particular name seems to have originated from an ancient language, as it was found from some writings in ancient Rome empire; certainly the mysterious origin of this name makes it fascinating to the ear even before that on the palate.