Moscato Bianco is the most widespread member and probable progenitor of the international Muscat family, a large and varied group that has two major subtypes, Moscato Bianco (Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains) and Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria), as well as pink and red versions—Moscato Rosa and Moscato Nero, respectively. Low acidity. Aromas & flavors: Grapefruit, floral. Best DOP: Asti DOCG.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Moscatello, Moscatellone, Moscato Bianco (Gelber Muskateller, Moscato Reale, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, Muscat de Chambave), Moscato di Terracina, Moscato Giallo (Goldmuskateller), Moscato Ottonel, Muscat, Muskateller

Best Known For: Asti

Where Grown: Primarily in Piemonte (79%)

Vineyard Area: 13,538 ha (33,439 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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