from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dry white wine made from grapes originating in the Loire River valley.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white grape grown esp. in the Loire Valley in France.
- n. A dry white wine from the Loire Valley in France.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
- n. white grape grown especially in the valley the Loire in France
Some winemakers have even removed the word Muscadet from their labels.
Muscadet is not the first thing you might think of when it comes to mature wine.
Promise to keep all of the above to yourself and perhaps I’ll share some Muscadet from the 80’s with you next time you are in Chicago and we can laugh at all the people who spend lots of money on lesser wines.
When just right, Muscadet, which is dry, has a hint of seashells on the nose that immediately makes us think of seafood, especially oysters.
Muscadet is made from a grape called Muscadet or Melon de Bourgogne.
HUGUES BEAULIEU, PICPOUL DE PINET LANGUEDOC, FRANCE: Known as the Muscadet of the south, this wine is an absolute crowd pleaser with its zingy acidity and zesty citrus aromas.
Many years ago, we enjoyed a wine called Muscadet from Daniel Gehrs Wines in California.
American vintners aren't supposed to use place-specific names from other countries -- this has been reinforced through recent trade agreements -- and, while there is no town called Muscadet, it is a specific region.
The area is best known for its white wines, such as Muscadet, Anjou and Vouvray.
Oysters, too, are something I came to late in life, when a friend introduced me to the delights of the mollusks dredged off the west coast of Scotland, washed down with a glass of Muscadet.