Grapes are harvested when they are slightly overripe, are subjected to soft pressing for vinification off the skins with cryomaceration. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 18-20°C; when the right alcoholic content has been reached fermentation is then stopped by sharply reducing the temperature to leave a high natural sugar residue.
Folonari Moscato is selected from hillside vines cultivated in Oltrepo Pavese on over 800 hectares of vineyards. The vines are trained using the Guyot system and grow on white soils of calcareous-marly origin. The yield per hectare in about 8000 kilos.
Folonari is one of the most celebrated names in the Italian wine market. It was the first producer to offer consumers the opportunity to taste perfectly vinified wines, and has played a critical role in the distribution of quality wines from every region in Italy thanks to its impressive selection expertise. Today, Folonari exports to 35 countries across all continents and offers one of the largest ranges of Italian wines. Folonari has been a byword for quality since 1825, when Francesco Folonari would select the best batches of grapes himself. Today as then, the passion and experience that have always distinguished the Folonari brand remain at the heart of its reputation for strength, reliability and value. Careful vineyard and grape selection combined with the very best vinification techniques produce wines of exceptional quality and authenticity, taking Folonari brand beyond the borders of Italy to enjoy enormous success overseas. Over the last 10 years, Folonari has sold more than 70 million bottles. The design on both the labels and brand is simple but effective: tradition meets modernity. The range of wines includes many varieties to satisfy consumer tastes: one brand that offers the best of Italian wine, renowned bottles that combine to make a superb selection.