Roussillon’s Vins Doux Naturels (fortified sweet wines) are a wonderful alternative to port so why not make them part of your Christmas celebrations by gifting a bottle or enjoying a glass by the roaring fire?
The Muscat de Noël is a well-established tradition and the 2021 vintage has arrived! It is the first Rivesaltes Muscat of the year, bottled at the end of the harvest, young, fresh and elegant, it is like biting into a juicy, freshly picked grape.
Rivesaltes Muscat also makes refreshing cocktails and would be perfect for your New Year’s Eve party such as Muscat Lemon or Muscat Ginger. Which one are you?!
To make a Muscat Lemon, pour ice in a glass, 50ml of Muscat de Rivesaltes, 50ml of lemonade and a squeezed lemon wedge.
For Muscat Ginger, pour ice in a glass, 50ml of Muscat de Rivesaltes, 50ml of ginger ale and a squeezed lime wedge.
Watch the video here for three more recipes which also use Banyuls Rimage and Rivesaltes Ambré.
Muscat de Rivesaltes stockists
Banyuls Rimage stockists
Rivesaltes Ambré stockists