Definition of moscato in English:


Pronunciation /masˈkädō/ /mæsˈkɑdoʊ/


  • A sweet Italian dessert wine.

    ‘The gentle fruit flavors and sweet fruit aromatics of moscato make it not only the best starting place, but a favorite of experienced grappa lovers.’
    • ‘The trouble with moscato d'Asti is that it's too easy to like. You take a sip, then another, and soon your glass is empty.’
    • ‘Flavoured with moscato, it is sophisticated yet simple, and wonderfully moist and rich.’


Italian; related to muscat.