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Also indexed as:Moscato Blanco
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A chameleon varietal, this produces a range of wines including light, sweet, and fizzy Asti Spumante, bone dry and minerally Alsatian examples, and concentrated syrupy dessert wines.

Flavor Descriptors

Very floral and expressive, Muscat offers fresh grapey flavors, honeysuckle, apricot, peach, and often a mild musky spice. It generally is not oaked.

Food Pairings

Moscato d’Asti, Asti Spumante

Fruit salad, strawberries, apple/pear tarts, lemon meringue, cream pies, and yellow cakes.

Alsace, France

Mild cheeses, charcuterie, Alsatian onion tart.


Strong cheeses, nuts, apple/pear tarts, pecan pie.

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