Lovo Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio Moscato DOCG

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Lovo Colli Euganei
Fanciful Name: Fior d’Arancio
Varietal: Moscato
Country of Origin: Italy
Retail Price: $17.99

Tasting Notes: Fior d’Arancio means “orange blossom.” Indeed, there are aromas and flavors of such along with mandarin, nectarine and ripe melon in this unique style, made from the moscato giallo clone, which is rare. The wine is frizzante, sweet, crisp and refreshing. It’s absolutely delectable! Even those who don’t usually prefer sweet wines would probably enjoy this. It’s a delightful aperitif, or will complement many desserts, fresh fruit and mild cheeses.
Lovo Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio Moscato DOCG

Wedding Oaks Bridal Bliss Muscat Canelli 2015

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Wedding Oaks
Fanciful Name: Bridal Bliss
Varietal: Muscat
Vintage: 2015
Country of Origin: Texas
Appellation: Texas High Plains
Retail Price: $25.99

Tasting Notes: Only 381 cases produced of this Frizzante-style sparking. 100% Muscat Canelli sourced from a single vineyard in the Texas High Plains AVA. Honeysuckle and pear flavors balance a hint of minerality. Easy drinking, and perfect for those hot afternoons.
Wedding Oaks Bridal Bliss Muscat Canelli 2015

Marchese dell’Elsa Moscato d’Asti

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Marchese dell'Elsa
Varietal: Moscato
Country of Origin: Italy
Retail Price: $13

Tasting Notes: Spring apple with candied orange zest mix with vibrant acidity to lift the strong peach notes front and center. The wine has a luscious sweetness and a fresh, zesty mouthfeel that keeps this wine interesting and approachable.
Marchese dell’Elsa Moscato d’Asti

Natincò Moscato d’Asti 2015

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Natincò
Varietal: Sparkling
Vintage: 2015
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Piedmont
Retail Price: $17

Tasting Notes: From Piedmont, a great example of what a well-done, low-alcohol, dessert-style of sparkling can bring to the table. With finesse and character, it can be a great end-of-meal wine, or sipped on it's own, when you'd like something sweet, yet delicate.
Natincò Moscato d’Asti 2015

Quady Electra Moscato 2014

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Quady Electra
Varietal: Moscato
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: California
Retail Price: $16

Tasting Notes: Quady is famous for “Essencia,” a Muscat in the style of the Rhone Valley’s Beaume-Des-Venise. Electra is the low-alcohol style (4.5%), cold-fermented and chilled to stop the fermentation process. Fragrant and lushly sweet, with flavors of peach, apricot and orange zest. It’s easy to enjoy as a warm weather quencher, or will complement BBQ Ribs and chicken, roast pork or milder Oriental cuisine. Simply Delicious!
Quady Electra Moscato 2014

Luna d’Or Moscato Frizzante

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Luna d’Or
Varietal: Moscato
Appellation: Veneto
Retail Price: $10

Tasting Notes: A fizzy bright floral wine with generous notes of apple blossom, tangerine and peach accompanied by a slight sweetness. It all fits in pleasantly and the wine feels focused yet easy; charming mouth feel helps round everything out.
Luna d’Or Moscato Frizzante

Terres de Muscat 2013

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Terres
Varietal: Muscat
Vintage: 2013
Appellation: Muscat de St Jean de Minervois
Retail Price: $12

Tasting Notes: This bright, golden Muscat has rich, white flower aromas and tastes of apricot, fig and mango. The smooth texture and structure combined with the dried fruit note make this dessert wine versatile and balanced.
Terres de Muscat 2013

St. Supery Moscato 2014

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St. Supery
Varietal: Moscato
Vintage: 2014
Appellation: Napa Valley
Retail Price: $23

Tasting Notes: This wine presents with brilliant pale yellows and youthful hints of green. Aromas of mandarin and peach blossom dominate, with notes of marmalade and orange zest. Flavors explode with a fruit basket of rich, exotic peach and nectarine with a citrus undercurrent and orange peel on the finish. Enjoy this bright, opulent, sweet wine.
St. Supery Moscato 2014

Robert Hall Orange Muscat 2014

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Robert Hall Orange
Varietal: Muscat
Vintage: 2014
Appellation: California
Retail Price: $17

Tasting Notes: An energetic and bright wine that captures the essence of sweet and refreshing. The floral notes and gentle mandarin orange pop of fruit, combined with the vibrant acidity and the refreshing finish, make this the perfect first-course summer-meal wine.
Robert Hall Orange Muscat 2014

14 Hands Moscato 2013

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14 Hands
Varietal: Moscato
Vintage: 2013
Country of Origin: United States
Appellation: Washington State
Retail Price: $10

Tasting Notes: Nice beginner Muscat. Not overly cloying — brimming with vibrant hints of orange blossoms.
14 Hands Moscato 2013