Gabriel Geller wrote:GHW, Golan, Moscato 2012. As with recent vintages this summer quaffer is too sweet for my taste with no sufficient bubbles let alone acidity to balance out that sweetness.
Alexander F wrote:Gabriel Geller wrote:GHW, Golan, Moscato 2012. As with recent vintages this summer quaffer is too sweet for my taste with no sufficient bubbles let alone acidity to balance out that sweetness.
Women love it, but I also think it is too sweet. Italian Moscato style is a bit different, less sweet, more fresh and delicate. I prefer it to Golan if there is a choice. Price, however is x2-x3. On the Kosher side, have you tasted Bartenura Moscato? It is quite good and inexpensive. Maybe not as good as (non-kosher) Vietti and Prunotto, but close to them and not as sweet as Golan.
No serious wine drinking this shabbos, just a glass of Bosca Verdi Sparklettini. I fixed that with some Courvoisier XO and dry prunes.
Following previous discussion on grape juice, I sampled grape juice from Hevron winery, which is made from Muscat grapes. Very sweet as typically expected from pure juice, lacking acidity and having a distinctive perfume aroma.
I also sampled grape juice made by Jerusalem Gold Winery (is this Jerusalem Heights?) from Carignan, Muscat and Argaman grapes - much better, lively and interesting. Enjoyable with a lot of ice, after it is partially melt in the glass to reduce the sweetness.
YoelA wrote:Another Italian moscato better than the Bartenura is the one sold at Trader Joe's under the name Sara Bee. It's from southern Italy. I don 't know whether or not it'd the same one Gabriel mentions.
Harry J wrote:Yoel problem with sara bee is that it doesnt have a vintage .
Friday night - terrenal red 4.99 from trader joes- yuch
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