Muscat 2016

Muscat 2016

Winemaker Notes

A 75% Early Muscat and 25% Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains blend forms an aromatic yet delicate wine with tropical fruit notes and floral qualities. Perfect with spicy foods, or for sipping.

Tasting Notes:  Lovely Muscat varietal aromas literally explode out of the glass. Candied oranges, golden plum, and tropical fruit aromas don’t disappoint. While sweet it’s not cloying or intrusive but balanced by delicate acidity. Yum! 

Awards, Ratings, Reviews

Platinum, 2017 Wine Press Northwest Platinum Judging

Gold Medal, 2017 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon
Harvest Date:  14 and 19 September 2016
At harvest:  Sugar; 22.6° Brix, pH; 3.49, TA; 7.4 grams/liter
Varietal Composition:  Early Muscat 75%, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains 25%
At bottling:  Sugar; 3.28%
Cooperage:  Stainless Steel 
Closure:  Screwcap
Bottling date:  7 February 2017
Alcohol:  11.4% by volume
Case Production:  218 (750 mL)