Cards of Wine

Moscatel (Portugal)

Moscatel Wine

Moscatel de Setúbal

Moscatel de Setúbal is a fortified Muscatel wine produced around the Setúbal Municipality in Southern Portugal. The wines are made primarily by Muscat of Alexandria or Moscatel Roxo grapes.

Flavors

Apricot. Orange. Mandarin.
Grape Juice.
Honey. Caramel.
Flowers.

Food Pairing

Moscatel is a god match for many desserts and puddings:

Coffee Desserts. Chocolate.
Hazelnuts. Almonds.
Rice Pudding. Crème Brûlée. Crème Caramel.
Meringue Desserts. Pavlova.
Fruit and Ice Cream.

Serving temperatures:
As Aperitif 10°C (50°F)
After Dinner 16°C (61°F)

Setúbal DOC

The DOC for Moscatel de Setúbal specifies that the wines must be made from Muscat of Alexandria or Moscatel Roxo grapes. The blend can include maximum 30% of other grapes.