Cards of Wine

Moscatel de Setúbal (Portugal)

Moscatel Wine

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.

Serving Temperature

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

Typical Flavors


Apricot
Apricot
Orange
Orange
Orange Zest
Citrus
Mandarin
Mandarin

Juice
Grape Juice
Caramel
Caramel
Honey
Honey
Blossoms
Blossoms

Typical flavors of Moscatel de Setúbal are: Apricot. Citrus. Grape Juice. Honey. Caramel. Flowers.

Food Pairing


Meditation
Meditation
Caramel
Caramel
Desserts
Chocolate
Chocolate
Coffee
Coffee
Desserts

Moscatel is a good match for many desserts and puddings.

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

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.

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

Cards of Wine is an independent web site. Help us to be better.

Contact: cardsofwine@gmail.com