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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.
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Black Muscat (aka. Black Hamburg, Golden Hamburg, Muscat Hamburg)
Derived from a Schiava Grossa x Muscat of Alexandria cross, Black Muscat has more than 30 synonym names, including Muscat Hamburg, Black Hamburg and Golden Hamburg. In most of the world, Black Muscat is destined for table grape production. However, in certain markets it is also used to produce wine. In California, in the hot southern reaches of the Central Valley, Black Muscat's black-berried grapes are used in the production of dessert wine. The most notable is a richly colored and aromatic wine known as 'Elysium' made by Quady Winery in Madera. In Eastern Europe, it delivers a fair amount of light, grapey red wine with some Muscat aroma.
In a world dominated with pictures of pale skinned perfume models, your dark complexion is a refreshing change. Thank goodness for the House of Quady who has been using your exotic scent to promote their intoxicating potion known as 'Elysium'. – Description from Appellation America (view original content)
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