Which wine is best for your
Drink up! And CHEERS to trying to discover just
how many different types of wines are out
The most popular white wine.
Tends to be voluptuous, velvety, and dry. Its
citrus flavors, like lemon and grapefruit, and
fruity melons are complemented with those of
its oak barrel fermentation, including rich,
creamy, buttery tones and hints of vanilla and
Sauvignon Blanc (So-veen-yawn Blah)
Also known as “Fumé Blanc” to highlight the wine’s smoky flavors.
Sauvignon Blanc aromas and flavors can be
smoky (light), herbal, grassy, with suggestions
of bell peppers. It can also run the gamut, from
evoking thoughts of unripe fruit, such as pears
or apples to tropical fruits, like mangos,
melons, and blackcurrants. It is typically a very
light wine that tends to be acidic and crisp.
It is known by several names, like Muskateller, Muscat Canelli and
Has a musky aroma with a citric or grapefruit
flavor that is frequently sweet; a very distinct
Pinot Grigio (Pee-know-gree-zo)
Known by numerous names: Pinot Grigio (California and Italy), Pinot Gris (Oregon),
Malvoisie (France’s Loire Valley), Pinot Gris (in the rest of the France), Grauer
Burgunder or Ruländer(Austria).
Typically a dry, crisp wine with an acidic bite.
Tends to be sweet white wine, which is sometimes dry.
The aroma is an interesting mixture of spice
and flowers. It is not deemed as lively as other
Known by many names, such as Weisser Riesling, Riesling Renano,
Rheinriesling, and Johannisberg Riesling.
Lighter than a Chardonnay. Typically
complex and sweet with aromas of fresh
apples, florals, and honey. Some are
musky and dry.
Made from the same red grape used to make Red Zinfandel.
White zinfandel is a pale, pinkish color that’s
very sweet and lends itself to citrusy flavors,
such as orange or grapefruit as well as hints of
vanilla and strawberries.
There are a variety of wine types, all with
their own unique set of characteristics
waiting for you to explore!
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