Muscat Grape

Different wine-making techniques and different wine makers can create wines of widely varying styles from this grape. Therefore the profile provided is generic and represents the characteristics of the grape and not necessarily every wine made from it. Similarly, the food pairings provided are general and assume the typical style of wine traditionally made from this grape.
Food PairingsMeats & Seafood: Poached, raw, grilled, fried, baked or roasted fish, crustacean shell fish and fowl.
Sauce: Au jus, white, chili
Cheese: Hard cow and sheep cheese
Other: Deserts such as berries, custards, pastries and melons that are sweet, but less sweet than the wine.

Grape ProfileThe grapy, floral, orange-blossom scent of Muscat is easy to remember after only one whiff. Most of the wines range from sweet to intensely sweet and make a lovely complement to fresh berries on a summer evening.