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Muscat Noir

Muscat Noir is a red-skinned grape variety with aromatic floral notes, grown mainly in Central and Eastern European countries. Grape Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile: Muscat Noir is a red-skinned grape variety giving lightly coloured wines. Aromas and flavours of the grape are typically floral and fruity, with notes of rose, orange blossom and ripe citrus fruits. On the palate it has a medium acidity, medium body and a light tannin structure. Where is it Grown: Muscat Noir is mainly grown in Central and Eastern European countries, including Austria, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Romania and Serbia. It is also found in some parts of France, particularly in the south-east. Viticulture and Winemaking: Muscat Noir is a vigorous and productive variety, which is well suited to cooler climates as it is early ripening. It is usually grown in warm and sunny vineyards, with good drainage and a shallow soil. Grapes are can be used for both dry and sweet wines. Regional Styles: Muscat Noir wines vary in style depending on where they are grown. In Austria and Germany, the grape is often used to make light and fruity wines, while in Hungary and Romania it is used to produce fuller-bodied and aromatic wines. Food Pairing: Muscat Noir wines pair well with a wide range of dishes, including fish, shellfish, pork, lamb and poultry. They are often enjoyed as an aperitif or served with light desserts, especially when sweet. Fun Fact: Muscat Noir is one of the oldest grape varieties in Europe, with records of its cultivation dating back to the 16th century.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Fresh Muscat Noir grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Foods to pair with Muscat Noir:

Pasta
Pizza
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Muscat Noir

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