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Contempo

Contempo
NV Sparkling Dessert Wine, Moscato, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate Dessert

Category: Sparkling Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 8% RS: 7%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$10

Contempo
NV Sparkling Dessert Wine, Moscato, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate Dessert

Category: Sparkling Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 8% RS: 7%
Bright straw color. Yeasty aromas of baklava, honeycomb, fishing line, and biscotti and fallen apple with a round, effervescent, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and an intricate, medium-length mango Danish, iced poached asian pear, Turkish delight, and rosemary scone finish with fine tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. An intriguing dessert wine for upscale pastries.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: baklava, honeycomb, fishing line, and biscotti and fallen apple
Taste Flavor: mango Danish, iced poached asian pear, Turkish delight, and rosemary scone
Sweetness Sweetness: Moderately Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Vanilla Gelato, Chocolate Mousse, Mixed Nuts
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An intriguing dessert wine for upscale pastries.

The Importer

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The Importer
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USA
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Sparkling Dessert Wine

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Sparkling Dessert Wines are effervescent sweet fruity wines with residual sugar levels of 5% brix or higher that are not from established sparkling dessert wine categories like Italian Moscato d' Asti or Canadian Sparkling Ice Wines. American examples are usually made with a variety of muscat grapes, labeled as 'Moscato", and may include other natural flavors like citrus or berries.