Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato 2011 – A Beauty for Breakfast

A delightfully fresh and fizzy pick for Valentine’s Day!

A blend of Gordo Muscat and Black Muscat from Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.

SRP of $14 and available widely at around $10 for the 750ml bottle. Also available in 375ml bottles. Sample submitted for review.

From the winery:

“Tastes like kisses and if it were any fresher you’d slap it!

Nose: Sticky real Turkish Delight. Fruit tingle, sherbet, fairy floss, fresh fuzzy peach.
Palate: Raspberry jelly, peach sherbet, rosewater. Clean and crisp.
Food: Fresh pancakes with poached fruit, cheese plate with muscadels, on its own as an apertif.

5.5% Alcohol”


It’s not often you can recommend a wine for breakfast, but that is exactly what we have here today. After all, why should mimosa’s have all the fun? At only 5.5% alcohol today’s selection will play the part perfectly, and with its natural effervescence and good acidity it’s a great match for all kinds of breakfast and brunch foods! On top of all that the crown seal closure on the bottle (aka a bottle cap) makes for a distinctive look at your brunch table.

The 2011 Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato begins with pleasant aromas of strawberry, peach, watermelon, roses and ginger ale. The wine tastes delightfully fun with fresh and fizzy flavors of red berries, peach, strawberry and zesty citrus. Moderately sweet, but nowhere near cloying, and with just the right amount of bubbles this wine is sure to please. It ends with more sweet fruit notes that linger a long time. Did I mention this wine is refreshingly fun? Serve it up at your next brunch and let the compliments flow!

See a listing of local retailers selling this wine here.

Taste Rating: 8              Cost Rating: 8
Overall Rating: 8.0

Highly Recommended


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