This spicy version of the Muscat family is only found in Austria in the area around Lake Neusiedl. This wine shows great varietal character, with nutmeg flavors dominating; relatively dry to taste. The sweetness is there, but what is so delicious about this wine is its balance.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.