“The Moscato is the best dessert wine in the world… and Nivole is constantly the best”.
(Michael Broadbent, Director of Christie’s and Master of Wine’s President)
“Always the best Moscato!”.
(Decanter, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator)
Name:Moscato d'Asti DOCG
Grape variety:White Moscato
Area of origin:From vineyards in the heart of the historic area most suitable for this grape variety
Soil:Of sedimentary marine origin, white soil, sandy
Vineyard exposure:South-east, south-west
Method of cultivation:Guyot
Vinification:Soft pressing of the entire grape, the must is stored in a tank at -2°C followed by slow fermentation in an autoclave at a controlled temperature until achieving an alcohol content of 5%. During this process, a part of the carbon dioxide developed during fermentation remains “entrapped”, giving the wine its mild, natural effervescence. Before bottling, it then undergoes a process of micro-filtration to give the wine its clarity, purity and stop any further fermentation of the yeasts.
Colour:Brilliant straw yellow
Nose:Floral, typical aromas of Moscato, with notes of peach and apricot
Taste:Creamy, fragrant, with a pleasant fine bubble and a finish which is particularly fresh
Bottle sizes:0,375 l. - 0,75 l.
The land of choice for the white Moscato grape variety was already delimited at the end of the...