Full Review

De La Cruz

De La Cruz
NV Moscato, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: White Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: 4.3%
81 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$4.99

De La Cruz
NV Moscato, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: White Moscato

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: 4.3%
Pale bright straw color. Bright, floral aromas of lipstick, pressed flowers, and peaches with a lightly tannic, crisp, off-dry medium body and a tingling, brisk honeyed green apple, lemon, and potpourri finish with fruit tannins and no oak. A fruity carefree sipper.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Quaffable & crisp & lively
Aroma Aroma: lipstick, pressed flowers, and peaches
Taste Flavor: honeyed green apple, lemon, and potpourri
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruity carefree sipper.

The Producer

Southwest Wines

The Producer
1325 Debaca Rd SE
Deming, NM 88030
USA
1 575-546-9324

Their Portfolio

88 Aldi Classic Mimosa, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
92 D.H. Lescombes 2013 "Renaissance" Limited Release, New Mexico 15% (USA) $30.00.
84 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Limited Release, Petit Verdot, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2010 Limited Release, Petite Sirah, New Mexico 15% (USA) $41.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2010 Limited Release, Cabernet Franc, New Mexico 15% (USA) $36.00.
83 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Grand Cru, Syrah, New Mexico 13% (USA) $18.00.
84 D.H. Lescombes 2013 Pinot Noir, New Mexico 13% (USA) $18.00.
90 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, New Mexico 15% (USA) $24.00.
92 D.H. Lescombes NV "Ratafia" White Table Wine, New Mexico 13.1% (USA) $23.00.
89 D.H. Lescombes NV "Early Harvest" Brut, New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
90 D.H. Lescombes NV "Imperial Kir", Chenin Blanc, New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2015 Chenin Blanc, New Mexico 12.9% (USA) $12.00.
86 De La Cruz NV Syrah, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $.00.
85 De La Cruz NV Cuvee, New Mexico 13% (USA) $4.99.
81 De La Cruz NV Moscato, New Mexico 11% (USA) $4.99.
88 De La Cruz NV Riesling, New Mexico 11% (USA) $4.99.
87 De La Cruz NV Chardonnay, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $4.99.
86 DH Lescombes 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $15.00.
91 DH Lescombes 2014 Chardonnay, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $15.00.
84 DH Lescombes NV "H" Hervé, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
88 DH Lescombes NV "D" Danielle, New Mexico 13% (USA) $36.00.
88 DH Lescombes 2013 Limited Release, Mourvedre, New Mexico 15% (USA) $24.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2012 Limited Release, Petit Verdot, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2016 Rose of Syrah, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $13.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2015 Semillon, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $15.00.
86 DH Lescombes 2014 Pinot Noir, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $18.00.
84 Hatch NV Red Chile Wine, American 12% (USA) $11.00.
89 Soleil NV Pineapple Mimosa, American 8% (USA) $11.00.
87 Soleil NV Classic Mimosa, American 8% (USA) $11.00.
88 Soleil Classic Mimosa, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
84 Soleil Mimosa Classic, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
90 Soleil Mimosa Pineapple, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
81 Soleil Mimosa Mango, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
85 Soleil Mimosa Pomegranate, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
86 St. Clair Winery 2013 Riesling, New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
86 St. Clair Winery NV Gewurztraminer, New Mexico 12.0% (USA) $13.00.
90 St. Clair Winery 2013 Malvasia Bianca, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
85 St. Clair Winery 2013 Pinot Grigio, New Mexico 11.0% (USA) $10.00.
91 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Bellissimo", New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
89 St. Clair Winery 2014 Pinot Grigio, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
87 St. Clair Winery 2014 Chardonnay, New Mexico 11.5% (USA) $12.00.
85 St. Clair Winery 2014 Gewurztraminer, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Mimbres Red" Sweet Table Wine, New Mexico 12% (USA) $10.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2015 "Mimbres Pink", Muscat, New Mexico 10.6% (USA) $10.00.
87 St. Clair Winery NV Port, New Mexico 19.5% (USA) $26.00.
83 St. Clair Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, New Mexico 13% (USA) $12.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Bianca", Malvasia, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
82 St. Clair Winery 2014 Riesling, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
96 St. Clair Winery NV Kiva, New Mexico 19% (USA) $26.00.

White Moscato

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Grown around the world, the Moscato grape produces some of the most delightful sweet wines, ranging from very delicate to quite lush. The perfumes of a Moscato wine are heavenly, with notes of peach, apricot, orange blossom and ginger that are dominant. These wines are made to emphasize the aromatics and freshness, so most examples of Moscato are made without oak and are released early for immediate pleasure.

Moscato d'Asti, a lightly sparkling wine (frizzante) with only 5.5% alcohol, has become an amazing sales phenomenon over the past decade, while Asti Spumante, a sparkling wine from the territory is also very popular.

Moscato is a delight enjoyed on its own or with simple desserts, such as pound cake or fresh strawberries or peaches.