Moscato (“moe-ska-toe”) is the Italian name for Muscat Blanc is a sweet Italian dessert wine. Moscato is famous for its flavours of peaches and orange blossom. One of the more popular Moscato styles is called Moscato d’Asti which is from Piedmont in Italy. This wine style is light on bubbles, light bodied and has tropical fruit flavours.
The sweetness of Moscato pairs well with spicy foods, cured meats and pungent cheese. Suggested food pairings: apple desserts, berries, light salads, Asian cuisine and antipasto.