The Muscat variety of grapes of the species Vitis vinifera is widely grown for wine, raisins and table grapes. Their color ranges from white to near black. Muscat almost always has a pronounced sweet floral aroma. Muscat grapes are grown around the world.
The breadth and number of varieties of muscat suggest that it is perhaps the oldest domesticated grape variety, and there are theories that most families within the Vitis vinifera grape variety are descended from the Muscat variety.
Moscato (or Muscat) tends to be a popular white wine among new wine lovers. It also enjoys a following with seasoned wine enthusiasts who enjoy a lighter-styled wine.
Moscato is known for its perfume-like fragrance, light-body, semi-sparkling, spritzy character (frizzante), lower alcohol content (5-8% abv) and fruit-forward palate profile with a welcoming sweet factor. The wine's color is straw yellow.
Muscat grapes are one of the major varieties grown for table wine.
Muscat grapes are used to make a variety of sweet dessert wines in various parts of the world. Typically, these are fortified wines.
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