Our wine tonight is the Valvin Muscat from Fireclay Cellars in Siler City, North Carolina.
Valvin Muscat is a hybrid grape developed at Cornell University.
Yadkin Valley AVA.
Light straw in color.
Nose of wildflower honey, peach cobbler, orange blossom, and freshly cut grass.
Semi-sweet to sweet, but not Moscato sweet.
Exhibits a nice full mouth feel.
Complex flavor profile with notes of fresh apricot, sweeten peach slices with cream, lemon meringue pie, pear, orange peel, star fruit, and pineapple.
Lingering lemon-lime finish.
$16 a bottle.
WineryEscapades scoring on the 20 point scale.
Appearance 3 : Nose 3.5 : Taste 6 : Finish 3 : Impression 2
Overall Score 17.5 – Gold Medal