The two main types that are grown in Portugal are known locally as Moscatel Galego Branco DOC (Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains) in Douro and “Moscatel de Setúbal” (Muscat of Alexandria).
Setúbal demarked region covers mostly Moscatel fortified wines caste-based (Muscat of Alexandria, as it is known) known as the most aromatic grape in the world, makes fortified wine with a very intense aroma of the orange blossom, mellow and full flavoured, which evolves with age for notes of nuts, raisins and coffee.
Occasional Moscatel wines are bottled as ‘Colheita’ labeling the year, with a vintage named on the bottle.
Regarding Moscatel, only a tiny proportion are sold with 10, 20 or more years of aging in wood.
Choosing this wine you will obtain a Setúbal Moscatel Roxo Rosé, awarded with a tasting note of 17-18/20 ou 93-95/100.
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