Italian Dessert Wines
Italians love to sip sweet dessert wines with their
cookies and to dip their biscotti into the wine. Some of the sweetest wines
come from Sicily where the hot
sun concentrates the flavor of the grapes and makes them sweet.
Italian Sweet Dessert Wines
Here are a few suggestions for dessert wines. Ask your wine
merchant for these wines or for his/her suggestions. Sweet dessert wines are
best served with cheese, Italian Cookies and especially Biscotti.
Abbazia di Rosazzo
Ronco della Abbazia
A sweet white wine made from Picolit and Verduzzo grapes.
A sweet and bubbly wine.
Made from Erbaluce grapes.
Moscato Passito di
A rich wine made from dried Muscat
Malvasia delle Lipari
An amber-colored wine
with a taste of honey and apricots.
A low-alcohol dessert wine slightly sparkling
Made in both sweet and dry style. The dry is good for
cooking but the sweet is sipped as a dessert wine.
The most desired wine for dipping biscotti. Vin santo is a
smooth amber-colored wine made from Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes.