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Muscat / Moscato Wine

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Alluringly aromatic and delightful, Muscat wine never takes itself too seriously. Muscat is actually an umbrella name for a diverse set of grapes, some of which are genetically related and some of which, are not. The two most important versions are the noble, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, and Muscat of Alexandria, thought to be a progeny of the former. Both are grown throughout the world and can be made in a wide range of styles from dry to sweet, still to sparkling and even fortified. Muscat wine is well-known in Italy's Piedmont region (where it goes by Moscato) mainly as Moscato d’Asti, a slightly sparkling, semi-sweet, refreshing wine low in alcohol. On the Iberian Peninsula, it goes by Moscatel, not to be confused with Muscadelle from Bordeaux, which is actually unrelated.

Tasting Notes for Muscat / Moscato

Muscat / Moscato makes a dry, sweet or sparkling white wine. Regardless, Muscat wines always possess marked aromatics of rose petal, jasmine, honeysuckle or orange blosson. These wines can have flavors of peach, pear, Meyer lemon, orange and lychee, often with a hint of sweet spice.

Perfect Food Pairings for Muscat

Muscat is a perfect match for Asian cuisine and other spicy foods. Off-dry wines can work well with lighter desserts like key lime pie and lemon meringue, while fully sweet Muscat / Moscato-based dessert wines are enjoyable after dinner with an assortment of cheeses.

Sommelier Secrets for Muscat / Moscato

Muscat wine is one of the oldest known grape varieties, dating as far back as the days of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Pliny the Elder wrote in the 13th century of a sweet, perfumed grape variety so attractive to bees that he referred to it as uva apiana, or “grape of the bees.” Most likely, he was describing one of the Muscat wine varieties.

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  • St. Supery Moscato 2004 Front Label
    St. Supery Moscato 2004
    Muscat from Napa Valley, California
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    • Bartenura Moscato (OU Kosher) 2004
      Muscat from Italy
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      • Marchesi di Gresy Moscato d'Asti La Serra 2004 Front Label
        Marchesi di Gresy Moscato d'Asti La Serra 2004
        Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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        • Prunotto Moscato d'Asti 2004
          Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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          • Vina Esmeralda Blanco 2004 Front Label
            Vina Esmeralda Blanco 2004
            Muscat from Spain
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            • Coppo Moncalvina Moscato d'Asti 2004 Front Label
              Coppo Moncalvina Moscato d'Asti 2004
              Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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              • Bonterra Bartolucci Vineyard Muscat 2004 Front Label
                Bonterra Bartolucci Vineyard Muscat 2004
                Muscat from Lake County, North Coast, California
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                • Gutierrez de la Vega Casta Diva La Diva Vendimia Tardia 2004 Front Label
                  Gutierrez de la Vega Casta Diva La Diva Vendimia Tardia 2004
                  Muscat from Spain
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                  • Cantina Gorgo Rosa di Monte Torre 2004 Front Label
                    Cantina Gorgo Rosa di Monte Torre 2004
                    Muscat from Veneto, Italy
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                    • Sutter Home Moscato 2004 Front Label
                      Sutter Home Moscato 2004
                      Muscat from California
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                      • Liberalia Uno Dulce 2004 Front Label
                        Liberalia Uno Dulce 2004
                        Muscat from Toro, Spain
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                        • Chateau d'Exindre Muscat de Mireval Vent d'Anges 2004 Front Label
                          Chateau d'Exindre Muscat de Mireval Vent d'Anges 2004
                          Muscat from Languedoc, South of France, France
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                          • Samos Vin Doux Muscat 2004 Front Label
                            Samos Vin Doux Muscat 2004
                            Muscat from Greece
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