Definitions

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  • n. A white grape grown chiefly in the Loire valley of France, or a dry white wine made from this grape

Etymologies

From French muscadet (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One person drinking a glass of chilled muscadet is not the same as a group downing tins of stella.

    Everyone Against The Planners

  • Go for the galette soubise (onions cooked in muscadet) and crêpe pomme maison flambée au calvados – your palate (and wallet) will be forever grateful.

    Classic France: the insiders' guide

  • Many of the pairings reaffirm the classics such as oysters with muscadet and sauternes with foie gras, so score one for intuition.

    2009 July | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Something like the muscadet I went with may work with your spicy squid the way it went with our spiced oyster dish.

    Korean feast: impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Hi Dr. I would go for a muscadet with some goat cheese on the side!

    Cucumber soup: impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Because Julianne knew that Claire preferred white wine, she went straight to the refrigerator, where she found two bottles of a New Zealand sauvignon blanc and a muscadet.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • So for the rest, I *shlouped* them down naked and chased them with the muscadet.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Filet of escolar was steamed with garlic oil and set afloat on a wonderful panaché of wild mushrooms in champagne vinegar, olive oil and muscadet, with a discreet spoonful of soy sauce to give it an edge.

    The White Stuff: Fleur de Sel Worth Its Salt

  • There were potted shrimps, lamb cutlets with potato straws and mouthwatering salad and by way of afters orange ice cream with Courvoisier, all these helped along very nicely with a muscadet and rounded off with coffee served in paper-thin china cups and poured from a massive silver coffeepot.

    A Girl Named Rose

  • Bottles range from $27 for an organic muscadet to $3,150 for a 1. 5-liter Barolo; glasses from $7 to $22.

    NYT > Home Page

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