New York Muscat

(aka. NY 12997)

Moderately winter hardy, this quality white wine grape, developed at Geneva, New York, from a cross of Muscat Hamburg with Ontario, has found a comfortable home in Eastern Canada’s cold-climate vineyards of Nova Scotia. In this province the cultivar has demonstrated its ability to produce excellent wines in the aromatic style reminiscent of the world’s best Muscat wines. The most obvious use for such an intense and sweetly-perfumed variety is in the making of sweet and dessert wines -- and ice wines made from New York Muscat rank among the very best sweet wines of the world. However, dry versions with excellent acidity are equally remarkable. Such wines are similar to Alsatian Muscat, at least those made from the superior Muscat Blanc a Petit Grains, rather than the less noble, but more popular Muscat Ottonel.

Despite a minor V. labrusca component in its parentage, wines from the grape display none of the unfavorable ‘foxy’ characteristics so criticized in other crosses involving Read more »

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