Quady Elysium Black Muscat – half bottle

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Grape Varieties
Black Muscat
Optimum Drinking
Within 5 years
Wine Style
Complements chocolate puddings perfectly
Alcohol by Volume
Natural Cork
Style / Colour
Magnum / Half Bottle
Half Bottle



Andrew Quady's change of career from making fireworks to making wine produced an explosion of its own kind when he created Essensia from the Orange Muscat grape (named because the grapes have an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom). It was an instant success at tastings and wine shows and until 1985 he could not make enough to satisfy demand.

Following the success of Essensia, Andy's next creation was Elysium from the Black Muscat grape, which is magenta in colour, with a haunting rose-like aroma.

Quady is the foremost American winery specialising entirely in dessert wines and continues to win medals worldwide

Grape Variety: Black Muscat (known in Europe as Muscat Hamburg)

Fermentation: Was arrested with neutral grape brandy. This arrested fermentation preserves the delicate aroma of the fresh, ripe grapes.

Ageing: 3 months in French oak barrels.

Serve: Chilled in small glasses and is excellent when paired with desserts, chocolate, vanilla ice-cream and blue cheese.

Taste: A wonderful dessert wine with a rich berry flavour and a crystalline aroma of rose petals.

Reducing Sugar: 160g/L

Alcohol: 15%


The technical information on this wine is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. This information may be subject to change according to vintage

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