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14 Hands Moscato 750ml

This highly perfumed Columbia Valley Moscato leads with aromas of rose petal, lychee and pear with an appealing citrus peel undertone. Juicy...
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Allure Pink Moscato 750ml

Bright pink color indicates the wine will be very festive in nature. Apricot, peach, bergamot, and mint flavors give our Pink Moscato a fresh and...
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Banrock Station Moscato 750ml

The Banrock Station Moscato displays lifted Muscat-style aromatics, with subtle hints of fresh grapefruit and lemon. On the palate, delicate...
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Barefoot Cellars Red Moscato 1.5Ltr

Rated 90 - Deep pink hues complement the rich aromas of candied orange peel and strawberry preserves. Flavors of concentrated raspberry candy and...
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Barefoot Cellars Red Moscato 750ml

Rated 90 - Deep pink hues complement the rich aromas of candied orange peel and strawberry preserves. Flavors of concentrated raspberry candy and...
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Muscat

Known as Moscato in Italy, and Moscatel in Portugal and Spain, Muscat is one of the oldest continually cultivated grape varietals in the world. It originally came out of the Middle East, and was picked up by the ancient Greeks, who brought it to Italy and elsewhere in their empire. Because of its astounding age and continuous use, it has long since been mutated and crossbred to produce dozens of subspecies, and it is known by lots of synonyms and regional names. Because of this, it is fair to say that there is no ‘true’ Muscat grape. The most popular - and oldest - varietal within this group, however, is Muscat Blanc au Petit Grains, which is grown with great results most notably in France and South Africa.

Known for its light and fruity character, Muscat of Alexandria is the second oldest of the Muscat grapes, and is found in several countries around the Mediterranean. The grape is prized for its versatility - indeed, almost every imaginable type of wine style, from dry to medium to sweet and sparkling, can be made from this varietal. Generally speaking, though, Muscat grapes have a relatively low acidity which make them unsuitable for ageing, meaning the vast majority of Muscat wines are drank very young, wherein they can express their best features.