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In general the taste of white wine varieties is rich and full-bodied with soft flavor with many shades but what is called a “bouquet” of the wine depends precisely on the variety of grapes and the conditions of its cultivation.

White wine varieties

White wine whose color can be straw-yellow, yellow-green, or yellow-gold colored is made from white, red or pink grapes in the fermentation conditions in the absence of grape skin, because pulp of grapes is non-colored. But the white grapes is the base of white wine varieties, especially the pure ones. Hence, varieties of white wine is greater than red because to produce white wine, in addition to white juice, winemakers use the juice of red and black berries.
From large varieties of white wine will consider only the pure ones.

Most popular and well-known white wine varieties are:

  • Chardonnay – the most common and well known variety with fruits, dry, crispy, buttery, citrus flavors. Pairing well with chicken, white-fleshed fish, pork, veal, legumes. winter squash, corn and nuts.
  • Sauvignon – with tart lemon, herbs, grapefruit, melon, and tropical tastes. This type of white wine goes well with green vegetables, salads, oysters, delicate fish, fresh herbs, seafood.
  • Riesling with sweet citrus, green apple, and lime flavors. Pairing with shellfish, pork, ham, salads and vegetables, egg dishes.
  • Moscato (Muscat)is high in acidity with orange blossoms. Many countries, including Moldova produce muscats. Has sweet flavors of peach, orange blossom and nectarine. Due to its taste and flavor is preferable with light or mild fruit or creamy desserts, blue or cheddar cheese. Perfect aperitif
  • Gewürztraminer has allspice, lychee, peach and rose aroma with fruity flavor. Can be served along with the Asian food and sausages.
  • Pinot Gris (Grigio) yellow to copper-pink in color with mid-level acidity, and pear, lemon, melon, sweet spice flavors. Good with richer fish, shellfish,chicken, pasta, fresh herbs, Mild Asian dishes.

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Barefoot Cellars California Chardonnay Wine Barefoot Cellars California Chardonnay Wine

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Barefoot California Chardonnay is rich and fruity with sweet aromas of vanilla, green apple and pineapple. French oak notes lift the fruit and add layers of complexity on the palate. …

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Pepperwood Grove Chardonnay is rich and refreshing, delivering vibrant aromas of apple compote, fresh spearmint and warm baking spices. The flavors in this Chardonnay prove to make it an instant …

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2015 Trump Winery Chardonnay 750 mL White Wine 2015 Trump Winery Chardonnay 750 mL White Wine

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Chardonnay blocks are located in the coolest terroirs, elevated between 600 and 650 feet. Chardonnay is hand-harvested early in the morning and whole cluster pressed. The juice is cold settled …

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2015 Black Oak California Chardonnay White Wine 2015 Black Oak California Chardonnay White Wine

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The Black Oak Chardonnay is golden straw in color, it is pretty and bright. Wonderful aromas of summer-ripe peaches with tropical fruits and flowers. The silky and smooth flavors are …

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2013 707 Russian River Valley Pinot Grigio White Wine 2013 707 Russian River Valley Pinot Grigio White Wine

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The 707 Pinot Grigio is a pretty stunning expression of Russian River fruit. The grapes for this wine come from a small vineyard close to the hamlet of Sebastopol, CA. …

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2015 Smoking Loon Pinot Grigio 2015 Smoking Loon Pinot Grigio

2015 Smoking Loon Pinot Grigio

Composition : 84% Pinot Grigio , 14% French Colombard , 2% Mixed Whites

2015 Smoking Loon Pinot Grigio opens with bright aromas of lemon peel, dry fig and Anjou pear, followed …

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2015 Pier 8 Pinot Grigio Wine Case-Pack, 12 x 750 mL 2015 Pier 8 Pinot Grigio Wine Case-Pack, 12 x 750 mL

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The 2013 Pinot Grigio is a light straw colored hue with aromas of fresh cut celery and pears. The palate is subtly enriched by mineral characteristics, complimented by notes of …

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Naked Winery Pinot Gris-Some Mixed Pack, 3 x 750 mL Naked Winery Pinot Gris-Some Mixed Pack, 3 x 750 mL

Naked Winery Pinot Gris-Some Mixed Pack, 3 x 750 mL

With orange blossom and perfume on the nose, find flavors of lime, pear and stone fruit as the wine finds its way into your mouth. This Pinot Gris is crisp …

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2014 Vampire Pinot Grigio Wine 2014 Vampire Pinot Grigio Wine

2014 Vampire Pinot Grigio Wine

Melon, citrus, and tropical fruits accented with a pleasant floral note lead to an easy-drinking and lively wine full of youthful, refreshing acidity

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