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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  • Haight Brown Apricot Moon NV

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    A lovely fortified dessert wine - the Tasting Notes describe it as a muscat wine with the essence of apricots. The color is a golden-yellow that picks up the light nicely and sparkles in the glass. The nose has strong, but not overpowering, notes of apricot, which are also found in the mouth. The wine is smooth and rich, and a really nice des... Read More

    Wine review by MTB


  • M & R Asti Spumante Sparkling Wine NV

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    No written review

    Wine review by twofatbulldogs


  • Martini Rossi & Asti NV

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    No written review

    Wine review by twofatbulldogs


  • Sutter Home Muscato 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by twofatbulldogs


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato Moscato d'Asti 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by twofatbulldogs


  • Riunite d'Oro 2001

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    No written review

    Wine review by twofatbulldogs


  • Rivera Moscato di Trani Piani di Tufara 2006

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    Flavors of green apples (balanced with good acids), followed by lychee's in syrup. Very nice. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato Moscato d'Asti 2006

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    Was served this as a "new" selection at Olive Garden Italian Restaurant. I'm a fan of sweet white wine. This one was great. In 1988 I had a nice vino dolce from a small vineyard on the island of Sardinia. I have been to the food and wine festival at EPCOT @ Disney for the past decade and this is the first wine that is as sweet and smooth as that... Read More

    Wine review by teepainter


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato Moscato d'Asti 2007

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    I have been looking for this wine in every store with no luck. Olive Garden only sells the bottles when you eat there. Does anyone know where to buy this wine?!?!?!?!?!? Read More

    Wine review by jordan2404


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato Moscato d'Asti 2006

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    Was served this as a "new" selection at Olive Garden Italian Restaurant. I'm not a fan of wine but this one was great. I bought a bottle so I could bring the remainder home to share with my family and they too, really enjoyed it! Read More

    Wine review by mcdonna54


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