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Ruling 56-430

Rev. Ruling 56-430

Aleatico Grape may be Used for Muscatel Wine

The Aleatico grape (a variety of the muscat grape) is considered suitable for use in the production of muscatel wine. Accordingly, a wine which derives its predominant taste, aroma, and characteristics, and at least 51 percent of its volume, from Aleatico grapes may be designated as "Muscatel Wine."

27 U.S.C. 205; 27 CFR 4.23


Last updated: May 2, 2024