Muscat Bailey A

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Muscat Bailey A, a hybrid (Bailey x muscat of hamburg) grape that is becoming a major variety for wine in japan producing a broad range of wines from rosé to full-bodied reds. Takeda Winery in Yamagata Prefecture has the oldest wine-producing vines, planted in the 1940s.