All countries and all French regions, Wines produced exclusively from Muscats grapes.
At least 10 hectoliters of the wine should have been produced.
Samples must be presented in glass bottles from 375 ml to 1000 ml in volume.
Labelling should be in conformity with EU regulations, with mention made of the following:
- Geographical origin
- Vintage year
- Identification of the bottler.
Each sample set should consist of the following :
- A description of the growing and winemaking conditions (soil type, climate, harvesting conditions, winemaking practices, ageing).
- An analytical report established at the time of bottling by an official laboratory in the wine's country of origin.
- Three labels.
- Six bottles of the wine.
Rules concerning tasters
Judges: persons with proven competence in sensory analysis and a good knowledge of Muscats wines.
Their level of competence is verified by prior attendance at an evaluation session.
The qualification of the tasters are verified systematically.
The panel of judges is composed of qualified persons.
Rules concerning the tasting
The tasting is conducted blind
In conformity with the international Wine Competition Standard.
The number of samples is limited to 20 per panel.
Optical and automatic data processing of tasting sheet.