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Blanca’s Muscat Love

Blanca’s Muscat Love Wine Details
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Description: An aromatic dry wine made from Muscat Canelli grapes. It has a rich floral nose and taste of peaches. Blanca is our smaller dog. 2005 was her first harvest. She fell in love with these aromatic grapes, eating as many as she could when they fell to the floor during the crush. These Texas grapes came from a vineyard in San Saba County.

Varietal Definition
Muscat Canelli:
Known by many names, this grape’s official French name is Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, which translates as ‘Muscat with small berries’. In California, the name Muscat Canelli is common, derived from Moscato di Canelli, a name used in Italy. In the northern hemisphere this late-ripening variety is mainly used to make semi-sweet and sweet dessert wines, or as a table grape. Grown in many countries, including Austria and Germany (Muskateller), Hungary (Muscat Lunel), and France (Muscat Frontignan), it may be the oldest known grape, confirmed as growing around the Mediterranean for centuries. However, it should not be confused with Muscat of Alexandria, a grape with a similar ancient history in the same region.


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