Muscat of Alexandria

  • Grape
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Another important Muscat variety used primarily for dessert wines that delivers slightly more mandarin orange, orange zest and sweet rose notes than Muscat Blanc.

Primary Flavors

  • Mandarin Orange

  • Honey

  • Lychee

  • Peach Skin

  • White Flowers

Taste Profile

  • Sweet
  • Medium Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • Medium Acidity
  • Under 10% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar
    55–60°F / 13–16°C
  • Glass TypeDessert
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $21.00

Food Pairing

Match with almond biscotti, charcuterie plate, and soft to pungent cheeses.

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