Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio Docg
The most traditional and well-known wine version of the
Euganean hills typical grape: the Yellow Moscato, locally
called Fior d’Arancio. Sparkling with creamy bubbles, this wine is well-balanced, persistent and aromatic, with a low level of residual sugar that makes it suitable not only for creamy cakes but even for an extraordinary aperitif.
– with lemon cream
– The Beatles
– Hayao Miyazaki
Yellow Muscat (locally called Fior d’Arancio).
hand-picking of grapes in the middle of September.
organic farming. The vines are in the hilly area of the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills, in the town of Torreglia (location Luvigliano).
clay soil, quite calcareous with a south-east exposure.
the destemmed grapes are put into a very soft bladder crusher. The obtained must is conserved sweet with its sugars at a low temperature. Secondly, it is transferred to a big tank, where it ferments for 10 days. It remains there for 2 weeks, on its yeasts. Then it is filtered and bottled after about 20 days.
straw yellow with golden reflections.
it smells clearly like Moscato grapes, then you get yellow flowers, the peach and the lemon.
balance between flavour and sweetness. Slightly acidic with an aromatic and persistent end.