Definition of Muscadelle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmʌskəˈdɛl/

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[mass noun]
A variety of white grape grown mainly for sweet white wines in Bordeaux and Australia.
Example sentences
  • Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, Carignan, Pinot Noir, and Merlot are particularly susceptible to botrytis bunch rot, with Chardonnay moderately susceptible and Cabernet Sauvignon quite tolerant.
  • Sémillon (also Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc) is the best grape for making botrytis-affected sweet wines.
  • Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle come together in this young and well balanced sweet wine.


French, variant of muscatel.

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