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.
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
Residual sugar: ≤ 90 gr/l
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Serving temperature: 12° C
Shelf life: 5 years