(d.o.c.g. D.P.R. 28/11/1993 – d.o.c. D.P.R. 09/07/1967)
Muscat has always been the wine for parties and celebrations. It also adapts perfectly to the end of meals, accompanying desserts.
From this old and noble variety two wines are obtained today: Asti (sparkling wine) and Moscato d’Asti (still wine), both of them Docg.
Wine regulations state that Moscato d’Asti must comply with the following requirements when released for marketing:
fairly intense straw yellow.
Typical and fragrant.
Sweet, scented, characteristic, lively or fizzy at times.
Minimum total alcohol content by volume: 11%, of which 4,5 to 6,5% originated from fermentation of the sugar;
Minimum total acidity: 5‰;
Sugar-free extracts: 15 g/litre;
Pressure and CO2 up to 1,7 bars.