Moscato d'Asti, Oddero
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Moscato d'Asti, Oddero - 2019

Item # 20288 750mL
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$19.96 $15.97 / Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

To be great, a Moscato needs two things: balance and minerality. The sweet, floral Muscat grape requires complementary acidity, and minerality gives the wine its complexity. Oddero’s Moscato has both, and it is delightful.


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Staff Pick Notes

Oddero may be famous as one of Piedmont's top producers of serious, long-lived Barolos, but they have a playful side too. Set amongst their treasured nebbiolo vines is a parcel dedicated to Moscato Bianco, from which they make small batches of their Moscato d’Asti. It's fun, playful, slightly sweet, and gently sparkling with gorgeous aromas of orange blossom and peach, like spring itself in a glass. The low alcohol content makes it perfect for brunch, or for mid-afternoon tea with pastries.

- ALM

About the Producer

La Morra, Piedmont, Italy “Poderi e Cantine Oddero” (Oddero Estate and Winery) is a historic name among Barolo producers. Run for generations by men, it is now in the hands of Mariacristina and Mariavittoria, the daughters of Giacomo Oddero, Barolo patriarch and a man whose fame reaches beyond the Langhe. The company dedicates its full attention to the winemaking process, blending ancient wisdom...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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