Price:  £11.95 | Case Rate: £11.33
Ex Tax: £9.96

Fontanafredda - Moscato d'Asti Moncucco 2017

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Piedmont
  • Wine Maker: Danilo Drocco
  • Grape: Moscato
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 7%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 500
  • Best To Drink: Drink now
Duty/Vat Paid
WS: 86 (2013) WE: 90 (2015)

Wine tasting notes

Attractive bright golden yellow in the glass, with an intensely aromatic nose of white petals, ripe peaches and lightly spiced pears. Medium bodied with a delicious honeyed richness of concentrated grapey fruit flavours, delicately balanced with cleansing acidity and a youthfull, lively pettiance that lifts the palate and keeps the wine refreshing and dangerously easy to drink!

Winery Information

Fontanafredda

Fontanafredda?s estate stretches out over more than 100 hectares (250 acres). The estate vineyards are located in the villages of Serralunga d?Alba, Diano d?Alba and Barolo. 70 hectares planted with the Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato varieties.At each vintage, grapes are consigned to Fontanafredda by nearly 400 growers in the Langhe and Roero, whose loyalty to the company have endured for generations. The viticulture is carried exclusively on hillsides with vineyards which have an.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Spectator (2013)86 pts

Web Only - 2015. High-toned and aromatic, this soft and creamy Moscato is balanced by citrusy acidity, offering hints of tea rose and Grand Marnier liqueur and flavors of lychee and lime sorbet. Drink now.

Wine Enthusiast (2015)90 pts

Heady aromas of fragrant white flower, citrus blossom, chopped herb and yellow stone fruit almost jump out of the glass. The creamy, expressive palate doles out juicy apricot, lemon drop and sage while bright acidity and a frothy mousse lift the finish. There's a lot to like here.