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Easily becoming a Fan of Moscato d’Asti with the 2022 Tenuta Neirano, Pitulè, Moscato d’Asti DOCG

Old dogs can learn new tricks. In another life, prior to the quarantine… we were discussing hosting a sweet Italian wine tasting. One of the wines I wanted to showcase was Moscato. Moscato is a slightly sparkling (frizzante) white wine made from the Moscato Bianco grape. One of the reasons I wanted to feature this wine, is because I do not drink Moscato. Seemed like a good enough reason.  2022 Pitulè, Moscato d’Asti DOCG Recently, I was tempted by the invitation to review a sample of a Moscato d’Asti DOCG. Moscato? My wine writing had been winding down prior to the pandemic, post pandemic I have become recalcitrant, reluctant, less eager to write. After some thought, "Do I still want to write about wine?" I bit. Yes, please send a sample for review. So happy I did.  FYI : Moscato/Muscat grapes are regarded as the oldest grape variety still in production. Because people enjoy sweet. Me too. The sample wine I received: 2022 Tenuta Neirano, Pitulè, Moscato d’Asti DOCG, 100% Mosc