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Moscato Passito di Saracena Cantine Viola 2019 - 50cl
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Moscato Passito di Saracena Cantine Viola 2019 - 50cl

Cantine Viola

The Moscato Passito di Saracena from Cantine Viola is a charming wine vinified with fine craftsmanship. The grapes come from vines located at an elevation of 350 meters (1,000 feet) and yield a wine of beautiful progression, candied fruit, dried rose and acacia honey. Enveloping, persistent and with a savory nuance on the palate.

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Calabria IGT


Guarnaccia 50% Malvasia and 50% for concentrated grape must with Muscat of Saracena added in proportion


Alcohol content

14 %


50 cl Bottle


12 months in steel with 6 months on yeasts

Filosofia produttiva

Indigenous yeasts

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites


The Moscato Passito di Saracena of Cantine Viola is the charming expression of one bests Italian wine. The winery is located in the beautiful town of Saracena, already known in the sixteenth century because of the production of a Muscat destined for the table of Pope Pius IV. It could not be otherwise for the excellent country's indigenous grape called Moscatello di Saracena; today the Viola family has been producing with passion and ability, creating the amber nectar that fills the bottles of Moscato Passito di Saracena. After teaching for almost forty years, Luigi Viola has now dedicated himself to his greatest passion: the area of Saracena, reevaluating its cultural tradition and recovering the grape Moscatello di Saracena. It is with passion and love for its land, along with his family, Luigi Viola was able to create a small miracle of Calabrian oenology: the Moscato Passito di Saracena of Cantine Viola. Composed by an antique mixture of Guarnaccia, Malvasia and Muscatel grapes, the Moscato Passito di Saracena is now a "cultural heritage" of our country. The Moscato Passito di Saracena of Cantine Viola it's lovely with its golden color enriched by brilliant coppery reflections and its expressive warm notes; is romantic and persuasive thanks to his flavours of orange skin, lavender and glazed almonds. In a moment, we will find ourselves with a glass in hand and the elbow lifted. The palate is awash by the enveloping smoothness of Moscato Passito di Saracena, with its honeyed harmony, telling us about the preciousness of Muscatel grapes. During the tasting it will shows its full character, with a nice tasty and fresh vein that enlivens our sensory curiosity. Many consider it a meditation wine and it seems true: after all, is the direct heir of the favorite wine of a Pope!


Amber yellow


Sensual, enveloping, with a gradient tasty and a remarkable persistence


Intense aromas of apricot and candied orange peel, dried rose, lavender, glazed almonds, acacia honey and turmeric