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Luccio

Luccio
2020 Moscato, Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Regional Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5.5%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$11
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Luccio
2020 Moscato, Asti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Regional Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5.5%
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of orange blossom, lychee, and lilac with a silky, crisp, bubbly, fruity sweet light body and a sleek, delightful, medium-long finish that exhibits nuances of ripe yellow peach and mandarins in syrup with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A fun fruity sparkler that will be a perfect sweet ending to a meal.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: orange blossom, lychee, and lilac
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of ripe yellow peach and mandarins in syrup
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Ceviche, Jambalaya
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fun fruity sparkler that will be a perfect sweet ending to a meal.

The Producer or Importer

Prestige Beverage Group

The Producer or  Importer
2300 Pilot Knob Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
USA
1 651-649-5823

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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!

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