Muscat Grapes from Meffre, France
Plump and juicy
A classic French table grape, the Muscat grapes are plump and juicy, and deliciously fresh with a sweet flavor unlike any you’ve had.
TASTING NOTES FROM THE CURATOR
Muscat Grapes (or Muscat du Ventoux) are produced by the J. Meffre establishments, and grown on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, in the department of Vaucluse. Vaucluse, it must be noted, is the first department to produce table grapes in France. Its harvest season ranges from July through October.
These black grapes are meticulously and passionately grown, and only the best are carefully selected and picked. The producers are all part of the “Fruits des Coteaux du Ventoux” union, and are stringent in following standards and specifications. These grapes are juicy and plump, with floral aromas and berry notes on the nose. Its taste is sweet and musky, with slight earthy hints.
PREPARATION AND PAIRINGS
These Muscat Grapes from Meffre, France can be turned into granitas or sorbets, or cut up and included in leafy salads (its great complemented with feta cheese). But of course, the truly best way to eat them is on their own. Pop them in the refrigerator or the freezer for an extra refreshing snack. It’s healthy, delicious, and better than candy.
SOME SPECIAL GRAPES
Muscat Grapes have been growing along Mont Ventoux since the 19th century. It’s been awarded an AOP and a PDO, which ascertains that each bunch of grapes meets a very high standard of quality consistent throughout each harvest.
They are also, of course, very healthy. Grapes are packed with vitamin C and K, antioxidants, and energy-boosting properties. It’s been found to aid in improved memory, mood, and attention, and may help keep eyesight healthy.
These Muscat Grapes from Meffre, France arrive to you fresh. It is ideal to consume them immediately. If storing, keep refrigerated (best temperature is at 4C), near the back of the refrigerator where it is colder. Grapes absorb odors, so keep them away from onions and other odorous foods.