Muscat

Common synonyms: Moscatel, Müskateller, and many, many offshoots including but not limited to Orange Muscat, Black Muscat, Muscat Blanc (a.k.a. Muscat à Petit Grains), Muscat Giallo, Muscat of Alexandria.

 
Parentage of the grape: The oldest known grape variety, most likely originated in Greece
 
History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires grew, through Egypt into South Africa, through Italy into the rest of Europe, through Australia via either South Africa or Europe, and lastly into the Americas by way of Spain. 
 
Characteristics of the grape: golden yellow to dark amber in color, orange blossom, orange peel, white flowers. Other variants of the grape produce lighter to darker wines depending on the hybrid and region, but all share that aromatic orange characteristic. 
 
Regions where the grape is currently important: Almost any European country produces Muscat in some form Read more »

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  • Arbor Mist Cherry Moscato

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    Wine review by Dave Mooty


  • DM, I bought a mixed case to try out the following, at $13 per bottle for the ... the ... BlancGewurztraminerMuscat BlancPinot GrisPinot NoirSyrah&nbs Read More

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  • Mirassou Moscato 2014

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    Juicy melon, tangerine and sweet tea aromas on the nose are quite inviting. In the mouth this is light, fresh tasting and fairly mild, and carries notes of orange and sweet tea, with some light effervescence and a hint of grapefruit. Bordering on off-dry, this definitely will please those with a sweet tooth. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Butterfly Kiss Moscato 2012

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    Very sweet! Good wine for a beginner. Could have a bit more flavor though. Read More

    Wine review by brooke23l


  • Murfatlar Medgidia Muscat Ottonel 2011

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    Wine review by jgcole


  • Madria Sangria NV

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    Wine review by jimmyjohn2


  • Moscato d'Asti Oddero 2010

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    Wine review by mschilin


  • Jellybean Moscato Rose 2011

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    My friend and I absolutely love this one! Read More

    Wine review by Tganucheau


  • Arbor Mist Cherry Moscato

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    A perfect wine, for a Christmas gathering. Read More

    Wine review by arbormist11


  • Banrock Station Moscato Riverland 2011

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    This is my favorite wine Read More

    Wine review by tact1922


  • Martin & Weyrich Moscato Allegro 2006: A sweet sparkling wine with delicious undertones of apricot and honey. I loved the way the tantalising bubbles played on my tastebuds. Can be enjoyed by itself or with a fruit tart or even a creamy risotto, enjoy!

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