DON NUZZO

SIRACUSA MOSCATO DOC

A white dessert wine, it owes its characteristics to the Moscato grapes, one of the oldest grape varieties in Italy introduced by the thrace Pollio that, in the 7th century B. C. brang it to Siracusa, making it the eponymous wine. The wine is golden yellow in colour with amber hues.Its scent is intense with notes of honey and ripe fruit, figs and dates, but also yellow peach, apricot and orange blossom. To the palate it is persistent with an after taste of figs and dates.
Wine dessert wine Moscato Don Nuzzo Cantine Gulino Siracusa

 

Type of wine: Moscato
Varieties of grapes: Moscato Bianco
Classification: Siracusa Moscato DOC
Production Area: Contrada Fanusa, Siracusa
Yield per hectare: 50 quintals
Harvest period: First week of September, wilted on plant
Vinification: crushing/de-stemming, maceration and soft pressing
Bottling period: January
Aging: 6 months in the bottle
Fermentation temperature: 14-16° C
Total acidity: 5,40 gr/l
pH: 3.30
Residual sugar: ≤ 90 gr/l
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Serving temperature: 12° C
Shelf life: 5 years

AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

2018: The WineHunter Award (Don Nuzzo 2017)
2018: Douja D’Or (Don Nuzzo 2017)
2017: Gilbert & Gaillard Guide – Gold Medal Club 90+
2016: Oscar Douja D’Or
2016: XV Concorso Enologico Internazionale “Selezione del Sindaco” – Gold Medal
2015: XIV Concorso Enologico Internazionale “Selezione del Sindaco” – Silver medal
2015: XIV International Wine Competition “Selezione del Sindaco” – Gold Medal
2015: Los Angeles International Wine Competition – Silver Medal Award Moscato Don Nuzzo Siracusa DOC 2013
2014: Gilbert & Gaillard Guide – Gold Medal
2014: XIII International Wine Competition “Selezione del Sindaco” – Silver Medal
International Review of Passito wines “Gran Palio della Signoria dei Bentivoglio” – Special Mention Diploma
2007/2009/2010/2011/2012: Oscar 2013-2015 Douja d’or
2010/2011: Mediterranean Competition wines – Certificate of Merit
“Etichetta per l’ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo” Slow Food Editore
2008: Sélections Mondiales des vins Canada – Gold Medal
2007: Mediterranean International Wine and Spirit Challenge – Gold Medal