A Thanksgiving Wine To Pair With Your Apple Pie- Santi Moscato Montedoro

Sometimes pairing the right wine with dessert at Thanksgiving can be a challenge.  It can be trying to find a wine that pairs well with apple and pumpkin pie but that is not overly sweet.  Santi Moscato Montedoro 2010 is a great wine choice that won’t overpower your traditional Thanksgiving dessert.

About the Wine- From the Winery

Santi Moscato Montedoro 2010 is 100% Moscato from the Veneto region of Italy.  It had 10.5% alcohol and retails for $12.  For more information see www.FrederickWildman.com

Now the Fun Part- Tasting the Wine

Santi Moscato Montedoro pours a pale gold in the glass.  The nose is attractive with sweet aromas of pineapple, peach, and underlying floral notes.  The palate is sweet yet not to the point it overwhelms the taste buds.  Tastes of peach and honeydew are balanced with a slightly spicy finish.  A nice pairing for your Thanksgiving desserts at a very affordable price!

My Wine Rating- B/B+

Food Pairing Suggestions- Pair with apple pie, pumpkin pie, or a salad with roasted pears and blue cheese

*This wine was sent to me as a sample for the purpose of review

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  1. When it comes to pairing cheese and wine, there are rules to follow and a lot of suggestions as to what is going to work the best. It is important that you pair together the right cheese and wine because it will make a huge difference as to what the taste of the cheese and the wine is. You want to be sure that you have something complimentary so that you can bring out both the taste of the cheese and enhance the wine. Knowing what to pair with what will make a big difference when you are trying to have a great party or show off your wine knowledge.

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