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2012 Pink Moscato, California
Brass Tacks 2011 Pink Moscato, California

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tasting Notes
Brass Tacks Pink Moscato is sweet and lively, with floral aromas of rose petals, peach and apricot. Refreshing flavors of ripe summer fruit and rose petals are accented by hints of currant.
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Food Pairings
Serve chilled as an aperitif, with your favorite spicy dish, or as a dessert wine.
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About Moscato
Moscato, also known as Muscat, is perhaps one of the oldest domesticated grape varieties. It is believed to have originated in Greece or in the Arabian Peninsula. The Romans brought the varietal to Italy, and later to France. Early records show that it was in France during Charlemagne’s reign. Muscat is one of the most prolific grapes, with over 200 known varieties in the world.

Muscat is known for its pronounced sweet aromas, the only grape variety to produce wine with the same aroma as the grapes themselves. Pliney the Elder referred to Muscat as "the grape of the bees".

Muscat vines are vigorous but low yielding, resulting in medium bunches with lots of flavor. Muscat grapes are used to produce still, sparkling and dessert wines.

 

Acclaim

Bronze Medal
"Pale Copper with notes of amber. Sweet aromas of candied apples, sweet tarts, cherry lifesavers and applejacks. On the verge of cloying with sweet strawberry and caramel apple flavors, heavy on the palate with the lack of anything crisp."
- 2013 World Wine Championships
Bronze Medal
- 2013 American Wine Society Commercial Wine Competition

 



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