2020 Massolino Moscato d'Asti

Exquisite Moscato from the makers of some of Italy's greatest reds.
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Massolino's Moscato is a joy of a semi-sweet, semi-sparkling wine, and one of the region's very best examples of the style.

Pristine Moscato fruit is drawn from sites in their home commune of Serralunga and beyond.

It is chalky, floral and citrus-driven, and is blessed with a complex, dry, even savoury finish. It's trademark is a lovely herbal aromatic, with sage and chamomile bursting from the glass.

Available in both 375ml and 750ml but often not for a long time, such is its popularity in the restaurant and bar scene.

Bright straw yellow, with fine and persistent perlage; it maintains limited pressure, as recommended by the tradition of this wine. Tempting, immensely fresh and intense, it reveals decisive fruit notes, with a clear predominance of sage.


Expansive and enveloping, but not too sweet; the typical aroma of Moscato grapes is naturally prevalent and it has a very long and delicious finish.


Superb with desserts, such as the classic Langhe hazelnut cake or apple and pine nut cake, lemon cake, fruit puffs and traditional Christmas panettone. It is also extremely particular and seductive when served with mature, slightly spicy cheeses.

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    Moscato dasti

    Fantastic accompanying wine for any seafood dish.

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Massolino

The Massolino family's history as winegrowers in Serralunga stretches back more than a century.

Founded in 1896 by Giovanni Massolino, the family's history is richly intertwined with that of the whole region. They now farm 23 hectares across prime real estate in the Serralunga sub-region, with premium holdings on the famed slopes of Margheria, Parafada and the legendary vineyard Vigna Rionda.

These are wines that, while classic, have continued to evolve over each generation in pursuit of the purest expression of the beloved Nebbiolo grape.

One of the great wine families of Piedmont and the wines are prized in the best cellars and restaurants in the world.

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