(also muscadel /-ˈdel/)
- 1A muscat grape, especially as grown for drying to make raisins.More example sentences
- It is a blend of Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, muscatel and Gewürztraminer.
- These oils are used in making perfume and in imparting a muscatel flavor to wines, vermouths, and liqueurs.
- Over the centuries, viniculture in what is now Peru and Chile developed brandy from muscatel grapes, now called pisco.
- 1.1A raisin made from the muscatel grape.More example sentences
- Soft and spicy, with aged wine characters and flavours of muscatel raisins.
- See also currants, lexias, muscatels, sultanas, and raisins for specific sorts of dried grape.
- 1.2A wine made from the muscatel grape.More example sentences
- This is a remote arid area of thorn bushes, ostriches, and minimal rainfall, but the town, Montagu, is famous for the production of muscatel, a sweet dessert wine.
- How sweet the coffee tastes, more delicious than a thousand kisses, mellower than muscatel wine.
via Old French from Provençal, diminutive of muscat (see muscat).
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