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Ferraris

Ferraris
2017 Dulcis in Fundo, Malvasia di Casorzo

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate Dessert

Category: Piedmont Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5.52% RS: 11%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$17.99
Best Buy

Ferraris
2017 Dulcis in Fundo, Malvasia di Casorzo

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate Dessert

Category: Piedmont Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5.52% RS: 11%
Siam color. Perfumed aromas of ripe wild strawberry, orange zest, and magnolia with a round, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and an effortless, interesting, medium-length huckleberries in creme finish with no oak flavor. A very friendly and juicy sweet red spritzer that will be a divine alternative to Lambrusco or Brachetto.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Crisp & Lively & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: ripe wild strawberry, orange zest, and magnolia
Taste Flavor: huckleberries in creme
Sweetness Sweetness: Moderately Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chocolate Cake, Creme Brulee, Mixed Berries
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very friendly and juicy sweet red spritzer that will be a divine alternative to Lambrusco or Brachetto.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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There are a handful of producers that also make a passito version of Moscato and Brachetto; these are richer on the palate with higher alcohol (12%; the Moscato passito in general is quite lush and is a tantalizing dessert wine with pastries and aged cheeses.