BRICCOTONDO MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG
Moscato d'Asti DOCG
Since 1858, the Fontanafredda Estate & Winery has been instrumental to the growth and international awareness of Barolo, while championing sustainability and community engagement in the Langhe region of Piedmont. Under the lead of visionary entrepreneur, Oscar Farinetti, Fontanafredda has built a portfolio of wines that express the depth and diversity of the Langhe, produced from grapes that are farmed from organic and sustainably managed vineyards. Since the 2018 harvest, Fontanafredda is the largest certified organic winery in Piedmont.TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
The 250-acre Fontanafredda property in Serralunga d’Alba, a cru site of Barolo, is the single largest contiguous wine estate in the Langhe and includes 247 acres of vineyards, 30 acres of woodland and 10 acres on which the cellars and village buildings lie. Owned vineyards are in the municipalities of Serralunga d’Alba, Diano d’Alba, Barolo, Dogliani, Farigliano, Alba, Rodello, and Murinsengo, at altitudes between 200 - 400m.
From vineyards across the Langhe, with calcareous clay soils. Grapes are harvested from vineyards ranging in 250-400m asl, from East and West-facing exposures.WINEMAKING & AGEING
Grapes are softly pressed, fined and filtered prior to fermentation in pressure tanks at low temperature. It is bottled without ageing. This is a fresh, frizzante Moscato meant to be drunk young.TASTING NOTES
Pure, intense nose of musk, orange flowers, sage, and honey. On the palate, it is effervescent, pleasantly sweet, and well-balanced, featuring honey and freshly picked grapes. Ideal with all desserts, it is also an appealing drink on its own as an aperitif or after dinner sipper.