A name given to several varieties of Old World grapes, differing in color, size, etc., but all having a somewhat musky flavor. The muscat of Alexandria is a large oval grape of a pale amber color.
Ancient, aromatic white wine grape with a very extended family and said by some to be the ancestor of most other vitis vinifera grapes, which produces fruity, softly perfumed wines, some fine Italian sparkling wines and some enticing dessert wines from Austria and other parts of the world.
(Moos-caht) - Aromatic, ancient grape, considered by some to be an ancient ancestor of most other vitis vinifera grapes; makes wines, often sweet and always fruity, with a characteristic grapefruity and musky (as the name implies) aroma.
Another "cepage" family of clone varieties, making both red and white wines. Most are of the muscat type, having the unique aromatic character commonly associated with muscat wines. These include the Muscat Blanc, (aka Moscato di Canelli and Muscat Frontignon). Mostly these grapes are made into medium-sweet and dessert style table or fortified wines. Producers of sparkling wines often use the Muscat grape to create wines in the style of Italian Spumante.
any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes
sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
Large grape family, colours from red to white. Used in cask wines.
Also called Muscat Blanc and Muscat Canelli, this spicy white grape can make a wide range of wines from dry to dessert.
The white Muscat grape produces spicy, floral wines that often do something most other wines don't: they actually taste like grapes. Muscats can range from very dry and fresh to sweet and syrupy.
A family of the world's oldest grapes, they can make a light, usually sweet wine in northern Italy and Alsace, and also in other regions. Known by Muscat of Alexandria, Muscat Blanc, etc.
a white grape variety with a very extended family. The Muscat grape produces delicately perfumed wines, fine bubblies from northern Italy, and shamelessly hedonistic dessert wines from Australia and other parts of the world.
White grape juice combined with powdered sugar.
A table, raisin, and wine grape of which literally dozens of subvarieties exist. The grape ranges from prolific to shy-bearing, and in quality from excellent to poor. Muscats are widely planted in Italy, Southern France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Tunisia and most of the Mediterranean Islands. The grape is also used to produce wines from the Piedmont region in Italy and used in sweet fragrant wines produced in the U.S.
The muscat family of grapes of the species Vitis vinifera are widely grown for wine, raisins and table grapes. They range in color from white to almost black, but almost always have a pronounced sweet floral aroma. Muscat grapes are grown around the world in Bulgaria, Romania, Italy, France, Portugal, Greece, Spain, Australia, California, Hungary, Canada and other places.