Grape variety: Moscato Bianco 100%
Vine training: Espalier
Planting: About 3,500 vines per Ha.
Vineyards: Between 10 and 20 years old.
Yield: 40 to 60 hl/Ha.
Altitude: Between 400 and 500 metres a.s.l.
Production: The communes of Venosa and Maschito.
Harvest period: Beginning to middle of September.
Grapes picking: By hand early in the morning, into boxes holding no more than 12 kilos, followed by immediate transportation to the Cellars.
Wine-making: Crushing and soft-pressing, with a portion given short skin contact; fermentation at controlled temperature between 15° to 18° C.in stainless steel containers.
Tasting notes: Muscat is normally used to make sweet wines; “Terre di Orazio”Muscat, however,is a completely new type of dry Muscat with a personality all its own!
Colour: bright straw with golden hints. Bouquet: aromatic. Taste: muscat flavour with a broad, expansive texture, very complete.
Alcohol: 13% vol.
Food matching: Altough clearly suited to use as an aperitif, it is also very good with prosciutto e melone, shellfish and spicy Mediterranean dishes, as well as with curry.
Serving temperature: Recommended serving temperature : 8° to 10° Centigrade.