Italian Dessert Wines

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.

Suggestions for 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.

    Asti Spumante
    A sweet and bubbly wine.

     Caluso Passito
    Made from Erbaluce grapes.

     Moscato Passito di Pantelleria
    A rich wine made from dried Muscat grapes.

     Malvasia delle Lipari
    An amber-colored wine  with a taste of honey and apricots.

     Moscato d’Asti
    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.

     Vin Santo
    The most desired wine for dipping biscotti. Vin santo is a smooth amber-colored wine made from Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes.

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