Pale straw colored with some effervescence in the glass. The nose is fruity and aromatic with orange blossom, yellow apple, rose water, quince and and lemon/lime soda. The palate is semi-sweet with medium (-) acidity and smooth, easygoing bubbles. The flavors include orange, lemon/lime soda and some quince. The rose component is lost past the nose. The bubbles make the wine seem airy, the body is definitely light and the finish is balanced and surprisingly long at medium. Crisp and relatively fresh, if not a touch too sweet for my liking, this is a wine that needs to be drunk well chilled on a hot afternoon, basking away in the sunshine and nibbling on charcuterie. 88 points from me and for $12 it’s a 4 star effort. Salut….
Risata Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2019, Piedmont, Italy
28 Saturday Jan 2023