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VOGA

VOGA
2015 Moscato, Pavia IGT

Pair this wine with:
Dessert

Category: Sweet Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 7.5% RS: 6.5%
Certified Organic
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
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VOGA
2015 Moscato, Pavia IGT

Pair this wine with:
Dessert

Category: Sweet Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 7.5% RS: 6.5%
Silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of spiced peaches, golden raisins, and honeysuckle with a vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet medium body and an interesting, medium-length finish evoking notes of green apple relish, white nuts, and chalk with no oak flavor. An engaging, slightly sparkling dessert wine that goes down easy.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Fruity & Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: spiced peaches, golden raisins, and honeysuckle
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of green apple relish, white nuts, and chalk
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Strawberry Shortcake, Creme Brulee, Mixed Berries
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An engaging, slightly sparkling dessert wine that goes down easy.

The Importer

Enovation Brands, Inc.

The Importer
2875 NE 191st St., 400A
Aventura, FL 33180
USA
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Sweet Wine

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Serve in a Copita
A dessert wine is just that, a wine made strictly to pair with desserts at the end of a meal. Dessert wines are sweet wines; while many are naturally sweet, some are sweetned through the addition of grape must.

Famous dessert wines include Sauternes from France’s Bordeaux region, Rutherglen Muscat from Australia and vendages tardives (“late picked”) from France’s Alsace region. Germany also produces many famous dessert wines, ranging from Spatlese to Eiswein (made from frozen grapes).

Dessert wines from Italy include Vin Santo, Recioto di Soave and Recioto di Valpolicella. While some dessert wines have alcohol in the 12-14% range, others such as Moscato d’Asti from Piedmont in northern Italy are very low in alcohol (5.5%).

Dessert wines can accompany certain specific foods, especially cakes, almond tortes and fruit tarts; however, Sauternes and foie gras is a classic pairing.

While some lighter dessert wines such as Moscato d’Asti or Brachetto d’Acqui are meant for consumption upon release, others such as Sauternes or Auslese from Germany can age for decades, thanks to their high natural sugar concentration.