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Contempo

Contempo
NV White Moscato, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Veneto Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 8% RS: 4.00%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$9
Best Buy

Contempo
NV White Moscato, Veneto IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Veneto Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 8% RS: 4.00%
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of lilies and honeysuckle, key lime pie, green apple candies, and peach with a satiny, bright, spritzy, fruity light-to-medium body and an interesting, breezy finish that shows accents of green apple jolly rancher and lime soda. A fun and fruity crowd pleaser at the tailgate, or really anytime you want some sweet bubbles.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: lilies and honeysuckle, key lime pie, green apple candies, and peach
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of green apple jolly rancher and lime soda
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Ceviche, Jambalaya
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fun and fruity crowd pleaser at the tailgate, or really anytime you want some sweet bubbles.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
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Veneto Moscato

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Moscato - known as Muscat in some countries - is one of Italy's most charming wines. It is generally made as a slightly sparkling wine known as a frizzante. These are delightful wines that are light in body - usually less than 6% alcohol - and have beautiful fragrances of apricot, peach, orange blossom, lilies and ginger with a lightly sweet finish that is very delicate and not all all heavy.

The most famous example is Moscato d'Asti from the Piedmont region, but there are other Mosquitos produced in the Veneto region, under the Pave designation. These are delicious and serves as palate cleansers at the end of a meal after a big red wine. If you prefer to serve them with food, go with fresh strawberries or peaches or a simple pound cake. Drink them within their first or second year and enjoy!