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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  • Stephen, just checked my spreadsheet and filtered on "Australia", ... ... L. Buller & Son Fine MuscatR. L. Buller & Son Fine TokayRepeat Sémillon Sauvignon BlancShingleback Shiraz McLaren ValeBlackwing ShirazTerra Barossa ShirazHedonist RoseWolf Blass Yellow Label ChardonnayYalumba Viognier The Y Seri Read More

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  • I am hoping to get some input on what Aussie wine the Snooth Community is seeing on the shelves [either retail or restaurants] in your local areas.US wine in Australia is still very much limited to the bigger wine companies egArgyle Pinot NoirStags LeapBerringerEtudeOccasionly the big guns from Napa will appear on the Auction Sites.I am always h... Read More

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  • Palladino Moscato d'Asti 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by BSwiatek


  • I Vignaioli di S. Stefano Moscato d'Asti 2014

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    wasn't too keen on its sweetness... a bit too much for me Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Neither of those are grape varieties but rather places where they grow ... is Romanian/Bugarian for Musca Read More

    Forum post in the topic How to add a new Grape?


  • Casa Sant'Orsola Moscato d'Asti 2011

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    sweet and refreshing Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Hi, system doesn't recognize "Tsimlyansk Black" grape (yet another "proles pontica Negr") and drops it from wine description. Is there any way to add it? Read More

    Forum post in the topic How to add a new Grape?


  • Fanagoria Author's Wine Cabernet-Tsimlyansky Black 2015

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    Velvet-red color. Sweet dried fruit nose. Ripe black fruits at the beginning and fresh wide spice ending, ripe green apple with raspberries in aftertaste. I Recommend it with pasta and hard cheese. I would say, the price is too low for such a complicated wine.discussion on grape:http://www.snooth.com/talk/topic/how-to-add-a-new-grape/?utm_campai... Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Alice White Red Blend Red Lexia 2011

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    My favorite wine, perfectly blended. Too bad I can't find it anymore! Read More

    Wine review by Kimhamjohn


  • Castello del Poggio Moscato Moscato d'Asti 2007

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    Love it Read More

    Wine review by RobinBallard


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