Pronunciation: Born-ova Mis-ket-ee
ORIGIN (Sub Region)
OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions)
- This grape is grown in and around the Aegean city of ‹zmir. Bornova Muscat displays the characteristics flavour and aromas of Muscat.
- Bornova Misketi produces quite aromatic, lively, light, easy drinking and dry to lusciously sweet wines that are in light gold color.
- The aroma of Bornova Muscat is reminiscent of honeysuckle , basil, roses, mint, honey, bergamot, lemon balm, orange flowers, daisies, grapefruit and melon.
Climate: The vineyards are at an altitude of 150 metres, are closer to say Bari or Athens, while
on the Anatolian plateau, the vineyards are at a height of 900 metres and the climate is closer
to the Rhône Valley, though with less rainfall
Soil: Clay and gravel
Berry: The grapes are medium in size, with ripe grapes being pinkish in color
Ripening: Mid season
Tropical Fruits, Flowers, Citrus , Thyme and Bay Leaves
FOOD & WINE MATCHDry Muscat is an excellent aperitif. Besides it is an excellent accompaniment to cheese that do not over power its flavor, snacks and seafood appetizers and salads. Sweet Muscat goes well with caramelized and cheese-based desserts, stewed quince and cheeses such as cheddar, soft old cheeses and blue cheeses.