Quady Black Muscat "Elysium" California 2011

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I was told that "Elysium" is Greek for paradise. Funny, because the first thing I thought of when I tried this wine was, "Heaven." So delicious. Read more

How many ways to say, "I love thee!" Pansy, rose, plum and lychee. Lingering, sweet finish. It's my favourite dessert wine. Have it with Vanilla ic... Read more

Great mixer for some San Pellegrino. Tastes like Sangria. I added some fresh cut strawberries and a squeeze of lemon juice. Great for a hot afternoon. Read more

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Snooth User: Eco13
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5.00 5
11/22/2010

I was told that "Elysium" is Greek for paradise. Funny, because the first thing I thought of when I tried this wine was, "Heaven." So delicious.


Snooth User: Jacki C
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 08/10/2011

How many ways to say, "I love thee!" Pansy, rose, plum and lychee. Lingering, sweet finish. It's my favourite dessert wine. Have it with Vanilla icecream, fresh berries and dark chocolate... or nothing at all. Drink chilled.


Snooth User: aronowm2
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/27/2010

Great mixer for some San Pellegrino. Tastes like Sangria. I added some fresh cut strawberries and a squeeze of lemon juice. Great for a hot afternoon.


Snooth User: barri0s1872
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2006 12/03/2008

a nicely sweet but not too sweet muscat that reminds me of Welch's grape juice. Potpourri and other floral notes on the nose, soft mouthfeel but drops off in the end


Snooth User: The Wine Teacher
270519201
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 03/13/2011

Garnet-cherry colour with medium intensity. Red tree fruit, specially ripe cherry and plum on the nose. A well balanced dessert wine with sufficient acidity to balance the sugar. Luscious red fruit on the palate and a lingering finish.


Snooth User: WineWatcherUSA
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 10/22/2007

Lovely dessert wine: rose and lychee on the nose and palate. Lingering, sweet finish. Pairs well with dessert cheeses but I prefer sipping Black Muscat alone or pairing with a fine dark chocolate.


Snooth User: Profitess
3711726
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 11/30/2007

...and the angels sing. Replaces dessert. Replaces everything you thought you had to do after dinner and beyond. Drink it as you look up into the night sky. The stars will smile on you if you do.


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External Reviews for Quady Black Muscat "Elysium" California

External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
02/14/2014

2011 Quady Winery Elysium Black Muscat - USA - Region: California - Apellation: California - Muscat - 375mll


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
03/08/2014

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - white - 2011 Quady Winery Elysium Black Muscat - USA - Region: California - Apellation: California - Muscat - 375mll


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
Vintage: 2010 10/03/2012

2010 Quady Winery Elysium Black Muscat - USA - Region: California - Apellation: California - Muscat - 375 ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2008 09/19/2011

Rote Farbe mit Violettreflexen. Aromen von Rosen, Cassis, Litchi und Holunder. Äusserst fruchtig und elegant mit einer lebendigen Süsse. Dieser rote Dessert-wein ist eine absolute Rarität und eine Bereicherung jeder Degustation.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Dark red in color and crisp in citrusy acidity, this dessert wine has very sweet flavors of black cherry marmalade, Dr. Pepper cola, milk chocolate, tangerine and savory spices. You can drink it at room temperature or with a chill.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

A beautiful dessert wine that should influence consumers to rediscover the category. Almost as dark as a red wine, it's soft in texture and extraordinarily sweet, with intense essence of tangerine and raspberry flavors. Hard to exaggerate the deliciousness factor. Good value in a full 750-milliliter bottle.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Disarmingly ripe and fruity, this sweet wine shows plenty of plum with hints of cinnamon and vanilla, and a touch of mint on the open-textured finish. Ready now.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Andrew Quady's change of career from making fireworks to making wine produced an explosion of its own kind when he created Essensia from the Orange Muscat grape (named because the grapes have an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom). It was an instant success at tastings and wine shows and until 1985 he could not make enough to satisfy demand. Following the success of Essensia, Andy's next creation was Elysium from the Black Muscat grape, which is magenta in colour, with a haunting flower-like aroma. Quady is the foremost USA winery specialising entirely in dessert wines and continues to win medals worldwide. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: Black Muscat Taste: A wonderful dessert wine with a rich berry flavour and a crystalline aroma of petals Serve: Chilled in small glasses and is especially excellent when matched with desserts, chocolate and vanilla ABV: 15% R/S: 160 gr/ltr

Andrew Quady's change of career from making fireworks to making wine produced an explosion of its own kind when he created Essensia from the Orange Muscat grape (named because the grapes have an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom). It was an instant success at tastings and wine shows and until 1985 he could not make enough to satisfy demand. Following the success of Essensia, Andy's next creation was Elysium from the Black Muscat grape, which is magenta in colour, with a haunting flower-like aroma. Quady is the foremost USA winery specialising entirely in dessert wines and continues to win medals worldwide. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: Black Muscat Taste: A wonderful dessert wine with a rich berry flavour and a crystalline aroma of petals Serve: Chilled in small glasses and is especially excellent when matched with desserts, chocolate and vanilla ABV: 15% R/S: 160 gr/ltr

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