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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  • My admiration for Murrieta’s Well and their winemaker, Robbie Meyer, is ... Chardonnay, 7% Viognier, 3% Muscat CanelliThis was a low water vintage. Drier vintages are actually good for the vines, producing grapes that deliver more aromatic and concentrated wines. A combination of tank and barrel fermented varietals, each grape is grown and har... Read More

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  • Botani Muscato 2014

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  • Askaneli Brothers Saperavi Muscat Red Semi Sweet 2013

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  • Lancers Moscato

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  • Riunite Trebbiano Moscato

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    Juicy peach, melon and apple aromas with a hint of spice. Off dry and effervescent with melon and peach flavors, a touch of lemon cream on the finish and a pinch of spice. Read More

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  • Agreed Amour. There's no harm to it and often a nice upside.D - I ... The ... The oldest grape known is Muscat d' Alexandria, which makes sense because it smells beautiful and given the probable aromas of ancient times, that's no small thing. Then there are some in the south of Italy, but those have partisans claiming they go back to Roman tim... Read More

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  • Cantine Maschio Moscato Cadoro

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    Honeyed apple and peach, apricot, and sweet syrupy orange blossom on the nose. Effervescent and juicy on the palate, this one is for those with a sweet tooth. Clementine juice and pith full on the palate with a white blossom edge and a creamy finish. Read More

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