A dessert wine available as Dolce or Liquoroso, Moscato di Trani comes mostly from white Muscat grapes.
The Dolce version is golden yellow in colour, with a distinctive, rich flavour and a sweet, velvety taste. The minimum alcoholic strength must be 12.5 degrees. The Liquoroso, also golden yellow in colour, has a rich, distinctive flavour and an alcoholic, sweet, velvety taste, a minimum alcoholic strength of 16 degrees.
Matches - How to consume it:
Magnificently if matched with traditional short pastry cakes, cream, egg or chocolate cakes, and cream-filled cannoli. The Liquoroso type goes well with unleavened, thick cakes, such as almond paste and apricot jam tarts.
How to recognize it:
As well as mentioning the Registered Designation of Origin, the label must include all the information laid down by the law: native region; designation, in which the cultivar from which the wine comes is matched to the geographical area in which it is grown; nominal volume of the wine; bottler’s name or corporate name and address; bottler’s number and code; country; batch number; ecological information.
When to find it:
All year round
Moscato Dolce must be served in a medium glass at a temperature of 8°. The Liquoroso type must be served in a small glass.
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