One thing brunch does is allow for late nights and the enjoyment of what many term “breakfast food” the next day. The fact that Moscato d’Asti pairs well with most of traditional breakfast dishes is a testament to its versatility.
I can't remember a Texas Thanksgiving without Moscato d'Asti: It's a wine that everyone loves, that everyone can coalesce around, that everyone can share in celebration.
In celebrating family, I open a bottle of Moscato d’Asti, and celebrate family. I may no longer run marathons, but the supper rituals never get old.
Creative pairings for Moscato d'Asti are increasingly common (and that's good news!).
Moscato d'Asti is the world's only sparkling wine that's made using no refined sugar; only the grape's natural sugar is used.
The belief that Moscato d’Asti doesn’t have depth and character is wrong. Moscato d’Asti can be paired with many food dishes outside of dessert
The best expressions of Moscato d'Asti (like nearly any sparkling wine) will deliver the symmetry — the promise (nose) and fulfillment (mouth) — that professional tasters look for in sparkling wine
Moscato has a distinct mouth feel and caresses the palette to show its full expression when paired. Moscato is liquid texture
But the fact that so many writers reach for roughly the same descriptors gives us an indication that the common denominator of high-quality Moscato d'Asti is nearly always stone fruit and candied fruit.