Wines & Vines

DOC Piemonte Moscato Passito

August 25, 2011

(d.o.c. D.M. 22/11/1994)

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.