In 2010, Codice Citra began producing sparkling wines using the indigenous Abruzzo grape varieties. They have gained international acclaim both in the Charmat method, with secondary fermentation in a steel pressure tank, and the traditional method, with secondary fermentation in the bottle.
Harmonic, persistent, lively taste, producing an enjoyable acidulous sensation due to its carbon dioxide content and pleasant sensations of sour-cherry and cherry. Its long finish carries along slightly bitterish notes. Excellent as aperitif, in fact, it is known as “The Prince of Happy Hour”.
Fresh and full-bodied taste, excellent minerality and rich acid structure. Its liveliness and fragrance enhance its persistence. The retro-olfactory sensations confirm its organoleptic thickness. Perfect as aperitif, ideal with the typical dishes of the Mediterranean fish cuisine.
Taste fresh and persistent. Vivacious and enchanting. Aroma and sparkling enhance its length. Aftertaste sensations confirm the high quality of this wine sensory characteristic. Excellent as an “happy hour” wine. Ideal with typical Mediterranean fish and shellfish dishes, especially raw fish.
Moscardello is the ancient dialectical name given to this delicious sweet wine.
It is a fine and limited production, obtained from the noble Moscato vine. In order to enhance their peculiar characteristics, the grapes are subjected to a careful vinification process based on “natural” fermentation, which helps to make this wine a gem of the Abruzzi oenology.