Moscato Bianco from the famous and innovative Sicilian top producer Planeta. A contemporary interpretation to the very ancient tradition of making white Moscato wines in the Noto area. Made from grapes grown at the Buonivini Estate with the white limestone soil and the breezes arising from the meeting of two seas, which create the best conditions to produce great wines.
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|Classification||Moscato di Noto D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry white wine|
|Maturation||5-6 months in stainless steel vats|
|Bouquet||Jasmine, rose petals, hibiscus, pink grapefruit and marine aromas; a poetic explosion of aromas.|
|Taste||Dry, savoury and fresh, balanced and elegant.|
|Pairs with||A great aperitif wine. Voluptuous with a herring salad, kind with a Caprese salad, extraordinary with breaded prawns and shellfish, creamed tomato and lobster or other seafood dishes. Serve at 8-10 C|
|Harvesting method||Vendemmia manuale dal 13-21 agosto.|
|Extraction method||Decantazione statica del mosto dopo diraspapigiatura e pressatura soffice. Fermentazione ed affinamento in acciaio, a 15°C.|
The Moscato vines for the Moscato Bianco white wine grow in the soft hilly white limestone soil at Planeta’s Buonivini Winery in the Noto Valley near the sea outside Syracusa in Southeastern Sicily at an altitude of 40 m.
The grapes were manually harvested and carefully sorted followed by a soft pressing of the grapes. The must was fermented in stainless steel vats and the wine remained in the steel vats for 5-6 months before bottling.
Colour: Clear yellow with green reflections.
Bouquet: Jasmine, rose petals, hibiscus, pink grapefruit and marine aromas; a poetic explosion of aromas.
Taste: Dry, Savoury and fresh, balanced and elegant.
Longevity 3-5 years.