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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Quady Elysium Black Muscat (375ML half-bottle) 2011
Quady Elysium Black Muscat (375ML half-bottle) 2011
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PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $11.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Amazing aroma reminiscent of roses. Elysium is used to either accompany or replace dessert. It is wonderful with blue cheeses, with desserts containing red fruits (such as Summer Pudding, an English favorite), with vanilla, with dark chocolate, with ice cream desserts, and candlelight. One favorite is to pour the wine onto vanilla ice cream.
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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.