Full Review

Saracco

Saracco
2017 Moscato d’Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Dessert

Category: Piedmont Moscato d’Asti

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 6% RS: 7.5%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$16.99
Best Buy

Saracco
2017 Moscato d’Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Dessert

Category: Piedmont Moscato d’Asti

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 6% RS: 7.5%
Silvery straw color. Aromas of acacia, turkish delight, honeysuckle, and peaches in cream with a round, vibrant, very sweet medium body and a smooth, involved, medium-long baby’s breath, mango lassi, pineapple confection, poured fondant, and candied pear finish. A very sweet, completely delicious Moscato that drapes that palate in opulence.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: acacia, turkish delight, honeysuckle, and peaches in cream
Taste Flavor: baby's breath, mango lassi, pineapple confection, poured fondant, and candied pear
Sweetness Sweetness: Very Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Mango Sorbet, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very sweet, completely delicious Moscato that drapes that palate in opulence.

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Piedmont Moscato dAsti

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Moscato d'Asti from Italy's Piedmont region has become a huge sales success over the past decade. Produced from the Moscato grape, the wine is slightly sparkling (frizzante), so there is a slight "pop" when the cork is removed.

Displaying aromas of peach, apricot, orange blossom and often ginger, this is a light dessert wine with an alcohol level of only 5.5%. The wine has a light-to-medium sweetness (typically an RS of 7-12%) to it and is a delight on its own or with fresh strawberries or peaches. It is rare to find a bad Moscato d'Asti, as even the simplest versions are quite pleasing, it is produced by large companies as well as small, artisanal producers. Consume in its first year to enjoy its zesty fruitiness.