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Classification: Moscato d'asti Docg
Production area: Santo Stefano Belbo from 300 to 400 m.s.l.m.
Grapes: 100% Moscato d'asti
System of Breeding: Guyot ad archetto.
Age of the vines: Over 40 years
Planting density: 4500 vines/hectare
The characteristics of the Soil: marl, whitish, loose, composed of clay, sand and silt
Harvest period: generally the second decade of September according to the level of maturation determined.
Vinification: the must obtained from the soft pressing of the grapes is left to settle in tank for a few hours, at the end of which it is provided to the transfer, and a lowering of the temperature to 2-3° C for easy storage. The next stage is represented by the fermentation of the must in autoclave at controlled temperature (16-18° C) until the alcohol request of 5.5 % Vol. In this phase, the form of the “perlage” typical of the Moscato grape, which is obtained by creating on the inside of the tanks with an excess pressure with the CO2, produced naturally from the fermentation process, until the age of 2 ATM, not beyond that. Filtrations allow you to obtain a clear and stable that will be, then it is bottled at very low temperatures to facilitate storage.
Ageing: the wine is filtered it is stored in the autoclaves at a controlled temperature between 0 and 2° C.
Alcohol: 5% Vol.
Service temperature: 8-10°C.
Food combinations: typical dessert wine, very versatile, serve it chilled in a cup with cakes, fruit, ice cream and pastries. According to tradition, it is also ideal for a break mid-afternoon.
|Wines Type||Dessert wines|