Muscat Blanc À Petits Grains


Name of varietal: Muscat Blanc
Common synonyms: Moscato (Italy), Moscatel (Spain, Portugal), France: Muscat de Frontignan, Muscat d’Alsace, Muscat de Beaumes de Venises, Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains. Muscat of Alexandria, Gelber Müskateller (Germany), Gelber Weihrauch (Austria), Muskuti (Greece), Sargamoskatoly (Hungary), Tamaloasa (Romania), Tomyanka (Russia), Beli Muscat (Yugoslavia), Muscat Cannelli
Parentage of the grape: Muscat has the distinction of being the world’s oldest grape. It was likely born and first vinified in Greece and had a wide dissemination from there.  
History of the grape: From Greece, Muscat was brought into Crimea in the Soviet Union where it was spread into what is now modern day Eastern Europe. The Egyptians (probably via the Romans) used it to trade with South Africa. The Romans spread it throughout the rest of Europe. The part of the world where its origin is debatable is Australia. The first Australian Read more »

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  • Santero Moscato & Tangerine


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    Wine review by Verliese Robinson

  • Ecco Domani Moscato 2011


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    Wine review by JeffS23

  • Robert Mondavi Winery Moscato d'Oro 2013


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    Wine review by Rich7362

  • Dessert wines are often saved for the winter holidays when we tend to linger at the table with our family and friends, but summer brings its own set of celebrations that are perfect for opening a bottle of something sweet. As the days lengthen and temperatures rise, it's a perfect time to head outdoors for a picnic, barbeque or dinner party on t... Read More

    From the article The Sweet Taste of Summer

  • Innocent Bystander Moscato 2014


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    Wine review by Jay LL

  • Mark, from looking at your linked article the plane we were in most likely was a DeHavilland Beaver (8 seater) since the co-pilot seat I was in had the oil filler spout jabbing me in my left calf - excellent call!Tonight we opened a 2013 Navarro Edelzwicker. Excellent QPR on this tasty Anderson Valley white blend of Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pin... Read More

    Forum post in the topic And now for something...

  • Klein Constantia Muscat Constantia Vin de Constance 2007


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    Wine review by runningbear

  • In a country known for its white wines, one New Zealand college is trying to grow against the grain. A team of professors and students from Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) are in the first  round of harvesting several new cold-weather reds, an anomaly in the land of sauvignon blanc. “The new plantings over the past three years ... Read More

    From the article Kiwi University Seeing First Fruits of Vine Experiment

  • Rocca Cerrina Moscato


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    Wine review by huhuhupo

  • Bartenura Moscato 2013


    An absolute favorite of mine. Love it after a long day at work. Strawberries included. Read More

    Wine review by myalisa76

  • muscat blanc a petit grains is the oldest and noblest variety of Muscat with the greatest concentration of fine grape flavors. Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson, MW

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