Tenuta San Quirico

Moscato d'Asti DOCG

Type: White
Category: Sweet
Denomination: DOCG

This is amongst the oldest vineyards in Piedmont, and was well known also by ancient Romans. It's the typical noble vineyards, very sensitive to climate. A careful and wise dosage of all elements is essential during the process of ageing, however short. A sweet flavour and scented bouquet make this bubbly wine a fresh and easy alternative to heavier wines.

Vine variety: 100% White Moscato

Soil: Limestone or calcareous clay with favorable exposure

Harvest : First ten days of September

Yield per hectare: 10 tons of grapes

Maximum yield of grapes into wine: 75% max

Winemaking process: Gentle pressing of grapes, refrigeration and filtration. Fermentation carried out at a controlled temperature

Evolution/ageing:  In stainless steel vats

Technical features: Alcohol 5% by volume

Tasting temperatures: 6-12 degrees centigrade

Best served with: dessert such as cakes, Christmas pudding, ice cream, fruit tarts and fresh fruit