No age statement
Category: Moscato single-varietal grappa
Product of: Italy
Packaged in a decanter style bottle and part of Francoli’s premium range, L’Ambra del Moscato is distilled from the pomice of white Moscato grapes harvested in the Moscato d’Asti D.O.C.G. region. Aged for 2 years in small 700 litre oak barrels and then a further 2 years in French oak barriques.
Sampled on 28/07/2014
Clear, light to mid-golden amber. Bright.
Pungent and very floral but in a refined way. Lily and apple blossom, pear fruit and delicate nutty oak with a touch of vanilla.
Initially sweet and fruity with strong blossom before acidity and spice balances. Hints of citrus, black tea leaves and vanilla.
Fruity, floral and oaky. Very complex.
Closure: Synthetic stopper