Category Archives: Sweet Sparkling

Summer dessert with a sparkle

Michele Chiarlo Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2007 Perfect White Muscat smells of orange blossoms and a multitude of other flowers. In the mouth one feels like you’ve just popped a handful of flowers passed your lips, with sweetness and delicacy. P&B … Continue reading

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Musing on Muscat

Innocent Bystander Victoria Moscato 2007 This wine is so pretty – it has the essence of Muscat’s perfume in a light-bodied format. It would be perfect with a light dessert of fresh berries in the summer. Produced in Healesville 5.5% … Continue reading

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Light and Bubbly Dessert

La Morandina Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2006 This wine smells of orange blossoms and ginger and tastes sweet while light bodied and ready and willing to accompany your next bowl of raspberries. Bot in Castiglione Tinella in Cuneo 5.5% $17.99 at … Continue reading

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Sweet treats from the Veneto

La Montecchia Colli Euganei DOC Fior d’Arancio Spumante Dolce 2005 Fresh and full of orange blossom and ginger just like Moscato d’Asti. The taste is strongly reminiscent of ginger ale; perhaps this is adult ginger ale. Today’s bottle was also … Continue reading

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