Wines & Vines

DOCG Asti

February 8, 2011

(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.

When released for marketing, Asti must offer the following characteristics:

Foam

Fine and persistent.

Limpidity

Brilliant.

Colour

From straw yellow to soft golden.

Bouquet

Characteristic, incisive and delicate.

Flavour

Scented, characteristic and delicately sweet; well balanced.

Minimum total alcohol content by volume: 12%, of which 7 to 9,5% originated from fermentation of the sugar

Minimum total acidity: 5‰;

Sugar-free extracts: 17 g/litre.