Muscat Wine - Grape Varieties

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Regarded as possibly the oldest variety there is, Muscat is no single grape, rather a family of 200 varieties all housed under the Muscat name.

The grape grows vigorously but is relatively low yielding, the fruit can be black or white and grows well in hot climates. With the exception of the Alsace wines, Muscat is mostly sweet and used in a variety of wine styles from Asti Spumante to Chilean brandy. Muscat is grown all over the world under a variety of names although most notable is Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains which makes one of the most popular sweet wines in the world.

Recommended Producers

Moscato Rossa
Moscato Giallo
Muscat d’Alsace
Moscato Bianco
Muscat de Frontignan
Moscatel Rosé
Muscat of Alexandria
Moscatel de Favaios
Orange Muscat
Muscat Hamburg
Muscat Crocant

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