Moscatello Selvatico late harvest Puglia IGP
A delicate and pleasantly aromatic wine from the late harvest of the native Moscatello selvatico grape. The healthiest, ripest bunches are left to dry on the vine for some weeks to obtain a sweet, fragrant wine perfect for pairing with dessert at the end of a meal.
Classification: Moscatello Selvatico dolce Puglia Indicazione Geografica Protetta
Grapes: Moscatello Selvatico from late harvest.
Production area: Hilly area near Ruvo di Puglia.
System: Standing bushes.
Harvesting: First ten days of November.
Vinification: The grapes are immediately taken to the winery to undergo destemming and crushing, before being cooled to 10°C. At this point, they undergo brief maceration in the press for 4-6 hours in order to extract the flavours from the skins. The free-run must is then collected to be fermented in barrels where the wine is aged for about 6 months on the lees. It is then placed in steel containers where it remains for about 2 months before bottling.
Organoleptic characteristics: Straw yellow with a delicate hint of gold in the glass. Candied orange, chamomile, renetta apple and candy floss come to the nose, with a herbaceous base below. On the palate, citrus and delicate orange flower. The final is fruity, rich and fresh all at once.
Food pairing: Lemon cakes, deserts made with almonds, fruit tarts, boconotti (dark chocolate filled pastries), sweet taralli, semi-aged cheeses aged with fruit, gorgonzola.
Serving temperature: 10 C°
Analytic data:ABV 14%
Residual sugar 60,00 g.l.
Total acidity 5,50 g.l.