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ANTICA CASA MOSCATO D'ASTI 2017 DOCG, Piedmont, Italy
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer RICOSSA
Pale straw colour. Attractive, honeyed, spicy, floral, bright, ripe apple-melon nose. Gently sweet, medium-light bodied, spicy, juicy, Muscat-driven, ripe melon flavours with a bright, gently effervescent finish. Has 5% alcohol and 109 g/L residual sugar with lot number L180575 on the back label. Deliciously low in alcohol (5%) means a second glass is fine. Made from Piedmontís classic Moscato Bianco grapes and grown in the foothills of the Italian Alps. CSPC 72272
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Sel Win
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Sweet, Honeyed, Smooth
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: The Ricossa family has been using grapes to make liquid treasure for over a century now, having established themselves as the owners of an award-winning distillery by the end of the 1800s. This effervescently easygoing semi-bubbly sweetie shows lovely peach, apricot, citrus, fresh flowers and honey notes. Chill well and sip with fresh fruit or ricotta cheesecake. (Vintages panel, Jan. 2018) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 23, 2018
Cases bought 335 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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