Moscato d’Asti Emilio Vada Camp Blanc

GENERAL INFORMATION

Estate / Producer / Brand: Emilio Vada

Region: Piemonte, Italy

Appellation: Moscato d’Asti DOCG

Type: Sparkling wine

Vintage: Non Vintage

Date of Tasting: November 2022

Type of viticulture: Traditional

Grapes used: 100% Moscato Bianco di Canelli

Blend: N/A

Winemaking details: Charmat-Martinotti method (Tank Method)

Aging: No Lees aging

Sugar level: around 9 g/Liter

Sulphites: contains Sulphites

APPEARANCE

  • Colour = Lemon
  • Intensity = Pale

NOSE

  • Intensity = Pronounced
  • Aromas Characteristics = All primary
  • Aromas = Grapey, Muscat, Grape, Blossom (Hint)

PALATE

  • Sweetness = Medium Sweet
  • Acidity = Medium
  • Tannins = N/A
  • Alcohol = Low
  • Body = Light
  • Flavour Intensity = Pronounced
  • Flavour Characteristics = All primary
  • Flavour details = Grapey, Muscat, Grape, Blossom (Hint)
  • Other = Dissipating Mousse + we can feel the Tank method impact
  • Finish = Long

GENERAL ASSESSMENT (1)

  • Overall Quality = Very Good
  • Bottle Aging =
    • Can be kept at around 8°C for up to 2 years
    • Will not increase in complexity through aging
  • Retail Price = 14 euros (France retail price, incl. taxes)
  • Value for Money = On price for the quality offered
  • Comparison with same price competition = not the worst deal but not the best deal either
  • Suitability for Diabetics = Not Suitable
  • Service Temperature = around 8°C
  • Suggested Food & Wine Pairing = Good Appetizer / Good with a Gorgonzola Cheese
  • Comments = Long finish, Balanced wine, good example of a Moscato d’Asti
  • Final Grade = B+

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(1)GENERAL ASSESSMENT GUIDE

Please note that although all efforts have been made to be as objective as possible, the general assessment inherently involves a degree of subjectivity based on a personal evaluation of the wine.

  • Overall Quality scale
    • Poor < Acceptable < Good < Very Good < Outstanding
  • Bottle Aging
    • Will it beneficiate from additional aging?
  • Retail Price
    • Usually the retail price for one bottle including taxes
  • Value for Money
    • Quality offered compared to the price paid
  • Comparison with same price competition
    • where does it stand compared to average competition of the same price range
  • Suitability for Diabetics
    • Evaluation of the level of final sugar for early stages diabetics
  • Comments
    • Any additional elements worth noting
  • Final Grade Scale
    • A++ = Out of the Charts Wine (Stellar, Hors Classe, Fuori Classe)
    • A+ = Outstanding Wine
    • A = Exceptional Wine
    • A- = Great Wine
    • B+ = Very Good
    • B = Good
    • B- = Noteworthy
    • C+ = Acceptable
    • C = Poor
    • F = The worst grade of this scale

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