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Moscato d'Asti Barisél
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Moscato d'Asti Barisél

DOCG, Cascina Barisél/Franco Penna, 2019

750 ml
Selection Baur au Lac Vins30
Grape variety: Moscato bianco
Producer: Cascina Barisél / Franco Penna
Origin: Italien / Piemont / Moscato d'Asti
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Article nr. 12009719
Grape variety: Moscato bianco
Producer: Cascina Barisél / Franco Penna
Origin: Italien / Piemont / Moscato d'Asti
Other vintages:

Description

The scent of the muscatel grape is unmistakably recognizable: passion fruit, white peach, orange flower and lavender. The delicate sweetness and the gently tickling perlage balance each other perfectly in order to bring this grape’s charming aromatic potential out at its fullest. The low alcoholic level of only 5.5% vol. makes this Moscato a very light and pleasurable wine.

Attributes

Origin: Italien / Piemont / Moscato d'Asti
Grape variety: Moscato bianco
Ripening potential: 1 to 2 years
Serving temperature: 8 to 10 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Fruit tart, Cakes, biscuits, pastries, Panettone
Vinification: fully destemmed, fermentation in steel tank
Harvest: hand-picking, strict selection
Maturation: in steel tank
Bottling: filtration
Volume: 5.5 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Countries

Italy

Italy – Where wine is a way of life

The Italian wine regions are extremely diverse, and this is made clear in their wines. Established varieties such as Merlot, Syrah, and Sauvignon can be found on just 15 percent of the total vine growing area. The remaining 85 percent is reserved for autochthonous, indigenous varieties. More than 2,000 different grape varieties are grown under diverse conditions and pressed with various techniques into wines that reach the top tier of the international wine market.

Producers

Cascina Barisél / Franco Penna

Grape varieties

Moscato bianco

A sweet family

Over 200 varieties have “Muscat” in their names, and many are completely unrelated. What they share is a fragrance of fresh grapes. Muscat owes its name to the intense aroma. It derives from the word “musk”, and appears in documents dating from 1230. The most common representative of the Muscat line is the white Muscat blanc à petits grains. In Italy, it is known as Moscato Bianco, and in Germany and Styria as Gelber Muskateller. In Switzerland it is called Muscat du Valais. Researchers largely agree that it originated in Greece, and from there found its way via Italy to southern France. When crafted with expert hands, it turns out fresh, floral and spicy with a slightly tart note. Pressing it into high quality wines is not very easy. Sweet forms have greater renown, such as Muscat de Rivesaltes and Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise from southern France or Muscat from the Greek island of Samos.

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