SETÚBAL MOSCATEL FROM JOSÉ MARIA DA FONSECA HIGHLIGHTED IN THE WINE SPECTATOR
ALAMBRE MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL 2010 WAS RATED WITH 91 POINTS AND ELECTED WINE OF THE WEEK BY THE PRESTIGIOUS US MAGAZINE WINE SPECTATOR
The Wine Spectator published April buying guide, rating the José Maria da Fonseca Alambre Moscatel de Setúbal 2010 with 91 points and considering it a “Best Value”. This week was also elected “Wine of The Week”. According to the magazine, the Alambre Moscatel de Setúbal 2010 is “A fresh-tasting sweetie, showing tightly wound flavors of butterscotch, dried apricot and mango that lead to a spicy finish, with hints of dried pineapple and mocha”. The Moscatel de Setúbal is a DO recognized since 1907. The wine that it is famous for is produced with the Moscatel de Setúbal grape variety, which has a very unique character, making it different from any other wine in the world. José Maria da Fonseca is the oldest producer of Moscatel de Setúbal. In its cellars in Azeitão, which can be visited daily , there are over 100 years of Moscatel de Setúbal wines ageing in casks. Wine Spectator is one of the most influential wine magazines in the world. Founded in 1976 by Bob Morrisey, it is published 15 times per year and reaches currently over 3 million readers all over the world.