Category Archives: Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains / Moscato Bianco/…

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains + Clairette, Cuvée Ancestrale, Tradition, Scea Domaine Guigouret, Vigneron Récoltant, Clairette de Die AOC, Rhône Valley, France, NV, 7% abv., US$16

This wine has a history going back 2,000 years in France’s Rhône Valley, but the first bottle I found and enjoyed was in Curaçao, off the coast of Venezuela.  What a find it was at the Carrefour supermarket – it … Continue reading

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Bosc Dla Rei, Beni di Batasiolo, Moscato D’Asti DOCG, Serralunga D’Alba, Italia, 5.5% abv, 2011

Okay – this is going to be a lightning round tasting note in anticipation of a possible WSET Sparklings exam question on Asti. Homework! Asti is a sparkling or often Frizzante / Spumante style of wine made in Italy’s NW … Continue reading

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