The 'Dolce Moncucco' Christmas gift box by Fontanafredda contains 2 Piedmontese excellences:
1 bottle of 750 ml. of Moscato d'Asti DOCG Moncucco
1 panettone of 1 Kg. Moscato d'Asti Moncucco by Galup.
The wine is particularly suitable for desserts with its pleasantly sweet flavor that refers to honey and freshly picked grapes. Panettone is flavored with the same wine.
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|Type||Sweet and Liqueur Wines|
|Designation||Moscato d'Asti DOCG|
|Alcohol Content||12% vol.|
|Formats||Bottle of 750 ml.|
|Tasting||Color: straw yellow. Bouquet: intense moss, robinia and orange flowers, sage and honey. Taste: pleasantly sweet, characteristic, very balanced, referring to honey and freshly picked grapes.|
|Food matches||Sweets and Desserts|
|Service temperature||8° - 10° C.|
|Suggested glass||Calyx small open|
The Moscato d'Asti DOCG 'Moncucco' by Fontanafredda is the wine of the party, the ideal companion of every dessert. The fragrance of the aroma, typical of the grapes from which it comes, infuses this wine with an intense scent of musk, robinia and orange flowers, sage and honey, and provokes prolonged emotions from the persistence of a joyous taste . In its joy there is heat and light stolen from the sun that radiates the vineyards. When tasted, in the glass, the wine is limpid, straw-yellow in color. The taste is pleasantly sweet, characteristic, very balanced, and refers to honey and freshly picked grapes. Very pleasant in the meal, it is the ideal companion for many types of desserts, especially those with a fine and delicate flavor.
Fontanafredda is a historic winery immersed in the fascinating hills of the Langhe, born from the estates of Roggeri Giacomo in Serralunga d'Alba, registered in the private patrimony of Vittorio Emanuele II, King of Sardinia, in 1858. However, Emanuele Guerrieri Conte di Mirafiore, son of the king , starting the business, twenty years later, in 1878, thanks to his strong passion, spirit of initiative and foresight. Today Fontanafredda has about 122 hectares, of which 84 are cultivated in vineyards and divided among the most prestigious municipalities in the Barolo area: Serralunga d'Alba, Barolo and Diano d'Alba. The estate is also formed by the historic cellars, the Villa Reale and a large nature reserve. Today Fontanafredda belongs to the association Vino Libero, a group of 12 wine producers and 1 distillery, united by the intention of developing sustainable agriculture, combined with a continuous research process aimed at preserving nature and minimizing intervention in the vineyard and in the winery: the latest experiments by Fontanafredda are aimed at limiting the use of sulfur dioxide. The winery's vineyards live in a lively and varied ecosystem, the soils are processed with controlled ripening techniques, without the use of chemical fertilizers and herbicides, but only of organic substances. A company that still continues to make the history of Piedmont.