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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  • Dear CommunityToday I want to introduce you(sorry for my bad english) to a very ... ... Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Muscat,Chardonnay, Sylvaner, a "Götz" white wineRosé wines: Schiller, TrollingerRed wines: Trollinger, Pinot Noir, DornfelderSparkling wine: RieslingI can only speak from my experience and would like to share with you this well-hidden... Read More

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  • Buyante Spumatto Gold Muscat Bodegas del Saz NV

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • 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 ... ... Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Muscat,Chardonnay, Sylvaner, a "Götz" white wineRosé wines: Schiller, TrollingerRed wines: Trollinger, Pinot Noir, DornfelderSparkling wine: RieslingI can only speak from my experience and would like to share with you this well-hidden... 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


  • Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Muscat Hamburg 2010

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    I had a couple of bottles of this wine when I was in California recently. It is sooooo delicious--sweet but light. I want more! Read More

    Wine review by ALICEPEARL


  • "When the moon hits your eye/like a big pizza pie/that's ... Chenin, ... Chenin, with a little Orange Muscat.  The perfumey Muscat is apparent.  It's the only dry white they make.  Next was the Heritage Red.  At $15, this could be a good daily wine, really similar to dolcetto.  The tasting room attendant didn't lay out the blend--I think he di... 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


  • Caposaldo Sparkling Peach Moscato NV

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  • I first encountered Serbian wines two years ago at the Balkans International ... ... A member of the Muscat family, it may have migrated here from southern France. Fragrant and spicy, it stands head-and-shoulders above the more widely planted Smederevka. Smederevka Smederevka’s name comes from the town of Smederevo, located south of Belgrade.... Read More

    From the article Considering the Wines of Serbia


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