Muscat Blanc


muss-kaht blonk

An ancient aromatic white variety originally from Greece that’s available in many styles, from dry to sweet to still, sparkling, and fortified.

Primary Flavors

  • Orange Blossum
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Pear
  • Honeysuckle

Taste Profile

Off-dry

Light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

Under 10% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Drier styles pair well with salads, sushi and fresh fruit. Sparkling Moscato d’Asti is excellent with almond cake. Fortified Muscat tastes great with cheeses and nuts.

Moscato Bianco Taste Profile infographic by Wine Folly
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