MODESTO, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mirassou Winery announced it is introducing a new varietal to its family of wines, a 2010 Moscato which has sweet notes of peach, tangerine, melon and honeysuckle. Moscato marks the eighth varietal in the Mirassou portfolio, which also includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio.
Initially, Mirassou Moscato will be available in eleven U.S. regions – California, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Chicago, Atlanta, as well as Columbus and Toledo, OH. For more information, go to our Where to Buy section at www.Mirassou.com.
"Moscato is a 'hot' varietal," said David Mirassou, 6th generation of America's oldest winemaking family. "Consumers are looking for sweeter wines, and adding a premium Moscato to our family of wines, which also includes a Riesling, rounds out our offering."
The Mirassou family, America's oldest winemaking family, has a rich heritage of crafting superior wines in the sun-drenched of hills of California. Today, Mirassou wines embody the spirit of joy and optimism that is so much a part of its sunny California history.
Mirassou Winery uses the best grapes from California's most acclaimed wine regions to make wines that go hand-in-hand with great food. Mirassou wines, including its new Moscato, are fruit-forward and pair beautifully with many different foods. Mirassou Moscato is especially delicious when paired with spicy foods, such as our new recipes for Crispy Wonton Salmon over Spicy Slaw, Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich, Chipotle Skirt Steak Tacos, Grilled Chipotle Caesar Salad, as well as with desserts like Mini Moscato Cheesecakes and Moscato Berry Granita.
About Mirassou Winery: The Mirassou family has been growing grapes and crafting superior wines in California since 1854, earning them the distinction of being America's oldest winemaking family. Today, the Mirassou wine style is light-bodied, refreshing and fruit-forward. Mirassou's premium wines – Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Moscato, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon – retail for approximately $12 per bottle and are widely available in all 50 states. They can be located through Mirassou.com's "Where to Buy" section or by ordering at www.thebarrelroom.com.
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