Riesling, a white grape variety originating from Germany, has captivated the hearts of wine enthusiasts across the globe for centuries. Known for its crisp acidity, pronounced aromatics, and versatile nature, Riesling has been cultivated in various regions, including Alsace in France, Austria, and Australia. The wine's range of flavors and styles—from bone-dry to lusciously sweet—make it a fascinating choice for any occasion.

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Common Tasting Notes

green apple, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, honey, petrol, wet stone, jasmine, rose, grapefruit, pineapple, quince, white peach, flint, slate, orange blossom, honeysuckle, minerality, beeswax

What does it pair with?

Riesling's versatility shines when it comes to food pairing. Its high acidity makes it a perfect match for rich, creamy dishes like quiche, cheese fondue, or seafood in cream sauce. The wine's fruity and floral characteristics complement spicy Asian cuisine, such as Thai curry, Szechuan dishes, or Indian fare. Riesling also pairs beautifully with a variety of cheeses, from mild, soft varieties like Brie to robust, aged selections like Gouda. Finally, for a delightful dessert pairing, opt for a sweeter Riesling alongside fruit tarts, crème brûlée, or a simple fruit salad.

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