||Moscato di Scanzo
||Medium - late
||This Grape is exclusive of the Bergamo area in northern Italy, where Moscato di Scanzo is a DOCG title of the Lombardy wine region.
||Vine of ancient origins (according to Calvi was already present in the middle of the 14th century), probably brought to the holes of Scanzo by Roman colonists. Its typical production area is located around the municipality of Scanzorosciate (BG) in Valcalepio; The Moscato di Moscato di Scanzo became Doc (formerly Valcalepio subzone) on May 14, 2002. It was entered in the national catalog of vine varieties for wine grapes only in 1981. In the past it was mistakenly confused with Aleatico and The Negrara thirty.
||Leaf: medium, pentagonal, pentalobata; Thin flap, slightly folded to the shower; Top and bottom glaze page; Open petiole breast; Somewhat deeper lateral breasts, V-highs open or sometimes tight-lipped, the V-slimmed lower but sometimes referred to below.
Bunch: medium, conical or pyramidal, elongated, winged, rather spatulate.
Acino: medium, obovate; Circular section, regular; Pruinous skin, regularly distributed blue-black color; Quite consistent pulp, with a slightly aromatic flavor.
||Moscato di Scanzo wines are characterized by their intense, deep ruby-red color, full body and powerful aromas. The finer examples have an aroma reminiscent of dried sage and rose, maraschino cherries, acacia honey and even a hint of sweet spice leaning towards cinnamon, clove and licorice. The flavors are persistently sweet and have a rich intensity similar to port.