The wine regulations concerning Piemonte Moscato Passito impose that it presents the following characteristics when it is released for marketing:
Golden yellow with fairly intense amber reflections
Intense and complex aroma with the characteristic musky scent of the Muscat grape
Sweet, harmonious, velvety and aromatic
Minimum total alcohol content by volume: 15,5% of which at least 11% originated from the fermentation of sugar
Sugar residues: minimum 50 g/litre
Minimum total acidity: 4,5‰
Sugar-free extract: 22 g/litre.