Fruity, primary aromas of orange blossom and light honey, citrus. Lightly sweet, fresh with balanced acid. PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: As an aperitif, lightly chilled in large glasses; with fresh summer berries; shortbread or other rich cookies
A selection of fruit from a north-facing section of the ‘Prato Done’ vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba. The Vico family has owned this twoacre plot since the early 1900s.
WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Pressed and cold settled; fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks. Second fermentation in tank; must is chilled to stop fermentation when ABV 5.5% is reached. Filtered then bottled.
In a small plot in Serralunga called ‘Prato Done,’ purchased by Luigi Vico’s great-grandparents in 1900, you’ll find perfect older Moscato vines that give birth to this lightly sweet and bubbly Moscato d’Asti wine. Considered one of the oldest grapes in the Piedmont area, Moscato Bianco (also known as Muscat a Petit Grains) only began to be crafted in a light, frizzante style in the mid-1800s. Today it is typically enjoyed as a refreshing dessert wine.
Echinopsis mirabilis, or the “flower of prayer,” is a small cactus that blooms in summer, its white, strongly scented flower appearing at night and only for a few hours.