Quady 2000 "Essensia" California Orange Muscat ($11.49)
This is a clear, bright golden-bronze wine with ripe, appealing aromas of orange peel and delicate spice, adding a pleasant minty nuance in the background. Very sweet and fairly full-bodied, light acidity and a pleasant bitter note in the finish add a bit of complexity to sweet-orange flavors. (Price shown is for a 375 ml half-bottle) US Importer: (Jan 29, 2003)
FOOD MATCH: Best served by itself after dinner, although I could imagine it with creme brulee or a dessert flavored with orange liqueur.
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