Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Chapter 16 – Encircled

Turning and Returning

Chapter 15 – Time Shifting

Sweetness with Bitterness

Why we always have a bottle of Moscato d’Asti in the fridge (and why...

Do you know anyone who doesn't like Moscato d'Asti?

Chapter 14 – Frozen

Where do the bubbles go?

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Docg meaning

Why the “G” in “Moscato d’Asti DOCG matters”

Without the "G", it means that you're not getting sparkling Moscato from the leading appellation for sparkling Moscato.

Chapter 13 – Learning Each Other

Through Piemonte

All that’s gold glitters…

The golden color of Moscato d'Asti is the color of celebration par excellence.
bubbly mood

The bubbly language of celebration

In English, the word bubbly is commonly used to refer to sparkling wine in general.

The Best Piedmont Wine: Asti Muscat Docg

Since the introduction of the docg “Asti” classification, the two historic types – Asti and Moscato d’Asti – have been differentiated right from the vineyard. Sweet but not overly so, with the inimitable musky aroma of the original grape, delicate and intense, recalling lime trees and wisteria, peaches and apricots with trace of sage, lemon and orange blossom, Moscato d’Asti Docg is one of the most characteristic products of Piedmontese wine-growing and production. Produced almost exclusively by small and medium enterprises or cooperative cellars which transform only the harvest of their own vineyards, today Moscato d’Asti has reached extraordinary levels of quality thanks to the widespread use of modern wine-making technology. Read More

The Best Italian Sparkling Wine: Asti Docg

Asti Docg comes exclusively from the only grape, the white Muscat, which can generate a delicate and intense, fragrant and persistent sparkling wine. The peculiarities of this wine, well-known to viticulture in the past, are exalted by the climatic and geographical characteristics of the area of production. Indeed, according to the deepest knowledge of the interactions between vine and environment, the best results in acid and sugar are reached on limestone terrain, like the Asti Docg area of production, and in environments with a micro-climate typical of its hilly zones. It is precisely the precious aromatic substances (linalool) produced by the white Muscat grape in the final weeks before harvesting which reach their maximum… Read More

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