Moscato d’Asti D.O.C.G. Cardinale Lanata

Municipality of production: Cossano Belbo
Grape Variety : 100% Moscato
Exposure : Est
Altitude (a.s.l.): 270 m
Soil: Calcareous-Clay
Training system: Guyot.
Age of vineyard (years): 30
Plant density: 4,000 plants
Cropping level per hectare: 80 ql grapes
Harvest: September
Alcohol by volume: 5.50% Vol (based on the vintage)
Serving temperature : 6°-8°C

Moscato is the most widespread Piedmontese white berry vine, and absolutely the most cultivated one in the Belbo Valley. It matures early and among the native vines is the first to be harvested, in September. Vinified pure as Asti or Moscato d’Asti, it produces aromatic sweet white wines of great elegance and with unmistakable characteristics.

PROCESSING

The grapes are crushed immediately after harvesting with soft pressing. The must is processed in a controlled atmosphere. Storage in a cell fridge for at least 2 months and fermentation in autoclave at controlled temperature. Bottling, a few months after the harvest, it is performed to preserve its freshness and its aromatic characteristic.

TASTING NOTES

Bright straw yellow colour with greenish hues. Perfume abundant, persistent and typical It expresses precise undertones of orange flowers and sage. Taste sweet, fairly aromatic with marked perception of exotic fruits.

RECOMMENDED PAIRING

With fruit pies, leavened pastries, summer or exotic fruit.

Guide Vintage Score
I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2017

86/100

Vini buoni d'Italia 2017

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2013

85/100

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2012

84/100

Jancis Robinson 201115.5/20
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2011

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2010

87/100

Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2010

Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2009

16/20

Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200883/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2008

16/20

Wine Spectator 200784/100
Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200790/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2007

16/20

Wine Spectator 200685/100
Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200688/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2006