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Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains (Moscato Bianco in Italy) is the oldest member of the Muscat family, which places it in good standing as one of the oldest grape varieties in the world. The variety is named for its small berries and seeds (petits grains), as is its red-skinned mutation Muscat à Petit Grains Rouges.
Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is grown widely both in Europe and the New World. It may be produced in a number of wine styles and sweetness levels, each with its own regional tradition. Dry varietal wines show a range of citrus, floral and spice aromas, with a full, dry palate. Sparkling and slightly sparkling examples are typically sweeter and tend ... more
Moscato d'Asti is a semi-sweet, lightly sparkling, low-alcohol wine from Piedmont, north-western Italy. As the name implies, it is made from Moscato Bianco grapes grown in vineyards near the town of Asti. The classic Moscato d'Asti wine is characterized by elegant floral aromas and notes of peach, apricot and fresh grapes. It is one of Italy's most famous and most popular wines. (© All Rights Reserved, Wine-Searcher)... more
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