Grapes in Moscato d'Asti


Grapes in Moscato d'Asti


The Moscato grape is one of the most delicate grape there is. De flavour is fresh and aromatic. It is a beautiful grape with a long history. In ancient times people already used this grape to make fresh wines for the summer.

Moscato Bianco

Moscato d’Asti and Asti Spumante are made from the Moscato Bianco or the Muscat blanc à petit grains. This muscat grape is one of the oldest grapes of the world. In the Greek ancient times this grape was already used. The Romans called this grape the ‘Apiane’, which means ‘grape of the bees’. Bees are attracted by the strong en sweet flavours of the grape.
The Moscato Bianco is not only a white grape. It depends of the time of the year but it is also possible to find the grape with red or pink colours. This variety in colour is no problem to use the grape as perfect basis in the production of Moscato d’Asti.


Castello del Poggio Moscato d'Asti

The Monferrato is quite unlike any other viticultural region: here the vineyards alternate with woodland and fields, and there is great variation in the zone’s hillsides, even in the colour of their soils.



Marrone Solaris Moscato d'Asti

With its yellow, straw-like color, the Moscato boasts typical varietal aromas — notes of white flowers, peach and apricot and its hallmark “muskiness”. Characteristically, the taste is irresistibly fruity and sweet and contains typically less alcohol than the standard 12-14% present in most wines.



Rinaldi Moscato d'Asti "Bug Juice"

Made from 100% moscato d’Asti, produced in the zone of production of Ricaldone, on the hills called Bricco Cardogno, Celle and Vallarenzo.




 



Amarone della Valpolicella

De Amarone della Valpolicella wordt ook wel de koning van Veneto genoemd. De wijnen zijn krachtig van smaak en hebben een goede mogelijkheid om te bewaren. Een echte aanrader!


 

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This website is about Moscato d'Asti. It is a fresh white and fruity moscato wine that is lightly sparkling. Moscato d’Asti wine is produced
from the best Moscato grapes. Moscato d’Asti wine is considered to be the best moscato wine in the world.