Astoria Ventus Moscato Di Sicilia
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Astoria Ventus Moscato Di Sicilia is a golden nectar with wonderful aromas of candied orange and mandarin peel, a sweet and enveloping palate of bright fruit, delicate spice, clean acidity and a lingering finish.
Grape Variety: Muscat/Moscato
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Synthetic cork
Style: Vin doux naturel
Drink With: Try with a piece of Gorgonzola and a ripe pear
Astoria Ventus Moscato Di Sicilia is made from Moscato grapes grown on Pantelleria, a small island off the coast of Sicily, which are dried before being pressed to concentrate and intensify their sugar and acidity levels. Once the fermentation reaches a certain point, grape spirit is added to arrest the action of the yeasts. Fortifying the wine in this way to stop the fermentation leaves around 130g of residual (unfermented) sugar per litre of wine, hence the sweetness of this Ventus Moscato Di Sicilia.