Malaga Springs Winery 2012 Muscat Canelli, Washington, $12

By on December 22, 2013

malaga-springs-winery-muscat-canelli-2012Best Buy! Research indicates that this variety is the mother of all wine grapes, and its sweet approach with tropical notes and orchard blossom makes typically makes Muscat a tasting room favorite. This young winery just downstream from Wenatchee, Wash., uses the Italian name for its bottling, which carries aromas of lychee, apple blossom and spun sugar. There are flavors of pineapple candy and more lychee as orangy acidity stays just ahead of the abundant 4.5% residual sugar.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 30 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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