Riesling Grape

Different wine-making techniques and different wine makers can create wines of widely varying styles from this grape. Therefore the profile provided is generic and represents the characteristics of the grape and not necessarily every wine made from it. Similarly, the food pairings provided are general and assume the typical style of wine traditionally made from this grape.
Food PairingsMeats & Seafood: Poached, raw, grilled, fried, baked or roasted fish, crustacean shell fish and fowl.
Sauce: au jus, white, chili
Cheese: Hard cow and sheep cheese
Other: Spicy foods and cuisines

Grape ProfileRiesling is a white grape variety which originates in the Rhine region of Germany. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling white wines. Riesling wines exhibit notes of apple, pear, peach, apricot, floral, rose pedal, violet, and can develop a mineral, flinty flavor. Made dry, off-dry or sweet.