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.

Dessert

Primary Flavors

  • Mandarin Orange

  • Honey

  • Lychee

  • Peach Skin

  • White Flowers

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • 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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