Fresh and dry

Three grape varieties are used to produce Alsace Muscat wine: small-grape Muscat Blanc, also called Muscat de Frontignan, Muscat Ottonel and small-grape Muscat Rose. Depending on the dominant variety, the wine can be crisp or round. But whatever the proportions, Muscat is a remarkably aromatic wine.

Its clear, fresh texture, combined with very evident notes of grape make it a spontaneous and fragrant wine.

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    Long, slender, medium-sized cylindrical bunches
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    Thick, moderately five-lobed, orbicular leaves
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    Round, amber-yellow grapes
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    Fresh and fruity
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    Clay limestone or loam soil

A multi-faceted variety

Various Muscat varieties were used in Alsace from the 16th century onwards. Small grape Muscat was introduced in the early 16th century, while Muscat Ottonel only making its appearance in Alsace in the mid-19th century.

Muscat is an AOC (PDO) wine and has Alsace appellation status since 1971.

full of finesse and freshness

Muscat is an early variety with little acidity and great aromatic finesse, used for crafting dry or dessert wines. In Alsace, Muscat is mainly used for making fresh, dry white wines.

Adding freshness to your meals

With its dry character, Muscat whets the appetite and can therefore be enjoyed as an aperitif wine. It is simply divine with asparagus, and just as good with other dishes based around raw or steamed vegetables. A good match for vegetarian or steamed dishes, this wine is unhesitatingly one to have in your cellar.

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