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Date Printed: 8/21/2014
Quady Electra Orange Muscat 2006
Quady Electra Orange Muscat 2006
(search item no. 94651)

PRICE ON 8/21/2014: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 86 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Tawny golden orange color with a honeyed nose of apricots with a trace of nuts, almonds, cold tea. Thick and viscous, with marmalade and apricot flavours, fresh acidity holds it together and it has a surprisingly dry finish. A lovely wine that handles dark chocolate very well.
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About Quady Winery:

Andrew Quady started making wine in the mid 1970's. Working for a major wine company he moonlighted to produce his own ports and in 1980 experimented with Orange Muscat, ultimately making an amazing floral fruit character wine that he called Essensia. In 1990, Quady decided to produce a new type of dessert wine, light, delicate and very refreshing. He tasted Orange Muscat juice as it was turning into wine. When the juice was just on the verge - halfway between wine and grape juice, he bottled a test batch. The wine tasted wonderful, but the alcohol was only 4% (most wines are at least 11%). Using sterile filtration to prevent refermentation, he bottled it anyway and named the new creation Electra.