Moscato "Exenthia", Biava

Moscato "Exenthia", Biava - 2012

Item # 37099 500mL
$49.96/ Single Bottle
$599.52 $539.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

After months of air drying the white Moscato Giallo and red Moscato di Scanzo grapes were pressed. Fermentation lasts nearly two months and the wine is aged in steel for 3 years before bottling without the use of any oak. The acidity is a delight and clearly comes from the limestone-laden soils of the region called Sasso di Luna. This and the fact that malo didn't occur and therefore preserved the malic acid that balances this dessert very well. This can age for decades in bottle as a result.


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