From 100% Orange Muscat with an aroma reminiscent of Orange
Blossom and Apricot, and a lingering refreshing aftertaste,
Essensia is used as a dessert accompaniment or a dessert in
The Orange Muscat grape variety is little known. It was once
grown in France and there are some small plantings in Italy and
The wine is lightly fortified to about 15% alcohol and aged for
3 months in French Oak. Its relatively high acidity makes it taste
balanced, even with its considerable sweetness, more like the taste
of fresh fruit than an old fashioned sticky sweet muscat.
93 Points, Gold Medal - Tastings.com, 2014
92 Points, Best of the Year - Wine Enthusiast Magazine, 2013
Best of Show - Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition,
Best of Class - Los Angeles International Wine and Spirits
Best of Class - Sunset International Wine Competition, 2014
Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2014
Gold - Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2014
Gold - International Wine and Spirits Competition, 2014
Four Star Gold - Orange County State Fair, 2013
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Love this wine!
From Shelley of Charlestown, New Hampshire on 9/14/2016.
This is my favorite wine! I have been ordering it from various places for over 17 years and it (and Elysium) . . .
From Anonymous of Sioux City, Iowa on 9/2/2016.
This wine has a beautiful flavor of apricot and is nicely balanced in its sweetness.
My go to Wine!!!
From Anonymous of Springfield , Missouri on 1/30/2016.
This is the best Muscat I have had yet.
From Angel Franky of FRESH MEADOWS, New York on 12/18/2015.
As always.....the same great taste for the Holidays....My family and i enjoyed the Quady taste....
From Tom Krueger of Lakewood, California on 12/12/2015.
This is the best wine we have ever tasted. The extra effervescence is a nice touch. The taste is so . . .
From Connie S. of Oakhurst, California on 12/3/2015.
My kids took us here to Quady winery for a tast testing, and fell in love with this wine. Couldn't wait . . .
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