(37) The authenticity discourse has long been so prominent an elite framework for the Patum as to be widely parodied: "Accept no vulgar substitutes," the carriers of the Patum mule told my American husband as they poured barreja, a potent mix of anise and muscatel
, down his throat from their leather flask.
Not only did he run a sheep ranch, but he also planted more than two hundred acres of Zinfandel, Reisling, Burgundy, Muscatel
, and Grenache grapes, bottled under the label of the Santa Cruz Winery.
How many of these were lost, bartered for a bologna sandwich or a pint of muscatel
, or casually slipped away--not even Woody had the slightest idea.
de Valencia for a budget wine, Australian Muscat in the mid- range and French Muscat in the expensive band.
Frigliana is well known for its muscatel
wines and if you pop into the local bodegas they will generally let you try before you buy.
There, the vineyards of muscatel
grapes--used to make a brandy called pisco, Chile's national drink--form a stunningly green band between the awesomely steep and arid slopes of the Andes.
The canned blocks of foie gras are offered in three varieties: one with fig mixed in, one with fig layers, and a Mediterranean version aged with Muscatel
Again, it's like expecting a Bordeaux and opening Muscatel
. Though IP has been around in one form or other for some time, the expanding and demanding market for soy with specific properties has made IP a prerequisite for many growers and processors.
* Darjeeling, a delicate tea with a muscatel
flavor, often referred to as the champagne of teas.
"Muscadalls" are probably muscatel
grapes, from which a strong sweet wine came.
For the muscatel
sauce, in a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.
Chileans frequently top off their meals with a pisco sour, made from the muscatel