The Black Muscat grape variety (also called Muscat Hamburg) has varietal character like lychee fruit with a rose component. Just smelling and tasting this wine makes one think of dessert. Elysium is a heavenly wine to enjoy with chocolate but also complements many other desserts and cheeses, especially blue cheeses such as gorgonzola. Elysium served with gorgonzola and ripe pears is an especially good combination. Pouring Elysium over vanilla ice cream results in a truly sybaritic Elysium Sundae.
Elysium is best served slightly chilled. Once the bottle has been opened, keep it in the refrigerator, corked. It will hold for a month.