‘A Cengia – IGT Veneto Moscato Secco

‘A Cengia – IGT Veneto Moscato Secco

Moscato Secco IGT Veneto ‘A Cengia is the most curious of the white wines of the Zanovello selections, thanks to its distinct aromaticity and the strong flavour of the Moscato grapes. A good glass of ‘A Cengia will be an unexpected surprise to discover with every sip: a journey through the history of the land and the passion of such a noble job as that of the vine-dresser.

It is on the slopes of the Euganean Hills and on the terraces carved out by farmers over centuries of hard work that we cultivate our Moscato Bianco Secco with care and professionalism. The excellent sun exposure and the richness of the soils allow us to obtain a white wine characterised by the dynamism of unmistakable aromas and an intense flavour. The nose opens to the floral bouquet of white and yellow flowers, evolving into hints of ripe white-fleshed fruit and aromatic herbs, recalling the notes of a sweet Muscat, but revealing its dry nature with a perfect balance of acid and savoury on the palate.

Grape varieties
Moscato Bianco

Vintage
2019

Alcohol
11,5% vol

Pairings with our Moscato Secco
Our ‘A Cengia is a dry and crisp Moscato Bianco that evolves with time, revealing an attractive and original aromatic complexity. Its solid mineral structure allows for challenging pairings: it is ideal with salmon, eggs and asparagus, first courses with wild herbs, as well as meat or fish tartare. Serve at around 12-14°C.

History of Moscato Secco ‘A Cengia
Records of Moscato Bianco cultivation in Veneto date back to the 13th century.
In the 1980s, Franco Zanovello, a passionate innovator, was among the first to experiment with a dry version with the aim of producing a wine that was intense, complex and also long-lived. We still experiment a great deal with this wine today, striving to obtain an increasingly curious and elegant product, capable of combining the aromatic dowry with a mineral and fresh sip.

Awards
2022 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2018 – 2 glasses
2022 Vitae, AIS: ‘A Cengia 2018 – 3 vines
2021 Guida ai Ristoranti e Vini d’Italia de L’Espresso: ‘A Cengia 2018 – Among the 100 best white wines
2021 Guida ai Ristoranti e Vini d’Italia de L’Espresso: ‘A Cengia 2018 – Four bottles
2021 Biodivino Città del Vino: ‘A Cengia 2018 – Silver Medal
2020 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2017 – 2 glasses*
2019 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2016 – 2 glasses*
2019 Touring Club: ‘A Cengia 2016 – 4 stars
2018 Bioweinpreis: ‘A Cengia 2016 – Golden Medal with 94 points
2018 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2015 – 2 glasses
2018 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2015 – 87 points
2018 Vitae, AIS: ‘A Cengia 2015 – 3 vines
2017 Touring Editore: ‘A Cengia 2014 – 3 stars
2017 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2014 – 2 glasses
2017 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2014 – 2 stars, 89 points
2017 Best Gourmet: ‘A Cengia 2013 – Among the 17 white wines from Veneto to remember
2016 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2013 – 2 stars, 88 points
2016 Touring Editore: ‘A Cengia 2013 – 2 stars
2016 Gambero Rosso: ‘A Cengia 2013 – 2 glasses
2015 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2012 – 2 stars, 87 points
2015 Vitae, AIS: ‘A Cengia 2013 – 3 vines
2014 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2011 – 2 stars, 86 points
2013 “Selezione del Sindaco”: ‘A Cengia 2011 – Golden Medal
2013 Go Wine: ‘A Cengia – Best value for money
2013 I Vini di Veronelli: ‘A Cengia 2010 – 2 stars, 86 points
2013 L’Espresso: ‘A Cengia 2011 – 3 bottles
2013 Touring Editore: ‘A Cengia 2010 – 3 stars

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