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Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is a white grape variety that has been around for centuries and is one of the oldest varieties in the world. It is known for its sweet and floral aromas, and produces a wide range of styles.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is a white grape variety, with thin skin and a greenish-yellow hue. The variety is known for its aromas of honeysuckle, jasmine, apricot and lychee. It is also known for having a sweet and slightly spicy taste and a hint of orange blossom.

Fresh Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is widely planted throughout Europe, with France and Germany being the two main countries. It is also found in Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Greece and Spain. Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is an early budding, mid ripening variety that is best pruned short. It is suceptible to powdery mildew, botrytis bunch rot and hymenoptera, and very susceptible to mites. It shows smaller berries than other Muscats. Winemaking techniques for Muscat Blanc include fermentation in stainless steel tanks, oak barrels and even concrete vats. The style of Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains can vary from region to region. In France, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains produces wines that are light and delicate, while in Germany, the wines are often more aromatic with a slightly higher alcohol content. In Italy, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains produces dry, floral wines and further goes into the famoous Moscato d'Asti, while in Hungary, the wines tend to be more full-bodied and intense. Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is a versatile variety and pairs well with many different foods. Its sweet, floral aroma and taste make it a great pairing for fruit-based desserts and creamy cheeses. It also pairs well with seafood and spicy dishes.

Foods to pair with Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains:

Asian food
Curry
Deep fried
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains
Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is one of the most planted grape varieties in the world, with an estimated 200,000 acres planted worldwide.

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