Muscat Blanc

 

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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  • Mark, from looking at your linked article the plane we were in most likely was ... was ... Pinot Gris and Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains. Edel = noble and Zwicker = blen Read More

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  • Klein Constantia Muscat Constantia Vin de Constance 2007

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    Wine review by runningbear


  • Dear CommunityToday I want to introduce you(sorry for my bad english) to a very special winery namely namely the estate of Burg Hornberg in Germany, the second oldest vineyard in the world. Prior to short what the situation and cultivation. Then on the actual wine.All vines grow on limestone soils that are very stony and therefore need a strong ... Read More

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  • Umberto Fiore Moscato D Asti

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    Wine review by Stevenqian2003


  • Dear CommunityToday I want to introduce you(sorry for my bad english) to a very special winery namely namely the estate of Burg Hornberg in Germany, the second oldest vineyard in the world. Prior to short what the situation and cultivation. Then on the actual wine.All vines grow on limestone soils that are very stony and therefore need a strong ... Read More

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  • Imagery Estate Winery Wow Oui Pine Mountain Cloverdale Peak 2014

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    I cannot recall a wine as pale in color as this one. I almost looks like water. Big nose of flowers and fruit. Fruit flavors of mango, pineapple, melon, lemon. Once I get past the fruit explosion, this is a very light bodied wine. Nice refreshing acid. Very refreshing summer sipper. Im going to be having grilled tuna with a fruit salsa, t... Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • "When the moon hits your eye/like a big pizza pie/that's amore."As we ate our breakfast on Sunday morning at the Imperial Hotel in Amador City, the soundtrack subtly changed.  Last night at dinner and halfway through breakfast, the soundtrack was from the same era, but Sam Cooke sent us, and Ray Charles warned us about women.  This morning, with... Read More

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  • Woodhaven Moscato Usa 2010

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    FOR THE PRICE AT THE OUTLET STORE VERY SMOOTH NO BITE JUST SMOOTHE REFRESHING TASTE LIGHTLY CHILLED MUST HAVE 2012 MENDOZA,ARGENTINA MOSCATO TASTE OF RIPE PEACHES AND HONYDEW IS THE POSSIBLE TO AGUIRE Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • I first encountered Serbian wines two years ago at the Balkans International Wine Competition. My discovery was about more than some new, exciting wines; it was also about a renaissance of vineyards, varieties and heritage. Over the last fifteen years, as Serbia began gathering its wits after Yugoslavia’s crack-up, winemakers have been ratchetin... Read More

    From the article Considering the Wines of Serbia


  • Gustave Lorentz Alsace Fleurelle 2010

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    Wine review by martins2002


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