14
Expertise Level 2

Types of White Wine

Tome Summary: A collection of the different types of white wine you will likely find when shopping for wine. A good start to learning about the popular types of white wine.
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Chardonnay

    Chardonnay wines range from a light, crisp flavor to a soothing warm flavor. Most of what determines the flavor of the Chardonnay is what the winemaker does with the grapes during the wine making process. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Chenin Blanc

    Chenin Blanc is one of the most versatile of all wine grape varieties. Chenin Blanc is a white grape that produces crisp, balanced wine that ages well. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Fiano

    Fiano is traditionally a dry white wine. It is a vintage wine, full of history, that dates back to the time of the Romans. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 3
    Expertise Level 3

    Garganega

    Garganega is an ancient vine and is thought to be of early Greek origin. Garganega is a delicate white wine with light spices and is best drunk young. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Gewurztraminer

    Gewurztraminer means spicy grapes, which describes the intense spiciness of the wine's flavor. Gewurztraminer tends to be both sweet and spicy at the same time which makes it an interesting choice. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Muscat

    Muscat wine is the base white wine in Asti Spumante and it is a bubbly, sweet sparkling wine from Italy. Many varieties of Muscat grapes are grown and the shades vary greatly from white and brown to almost black. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 3
    Expertise Level 3

    Orvieto

    Orvieto is traditionally a semi-sweet dry white wine. Orvieto is one the most famous Italian wines, in Italy and around the world. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Pinot Gris

    Pinot Gris wine is a crisp, dry white wine that is traditionally high in acidity and low in tannins. The Pinot Gris grape variety can attain a very high level of sweetness, but will begin to lose acid rapidly when near to fully ripe. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 3
    Expertise Level 3

    Riesling

    Because of its combination of sweetness and acidity, Riesling is a very versatile wine. Riesling wines are traditionally highly aromatic with apple, peach and pear. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Roussanne

    Roussanne is an aromatic, full-bodied and highly acidic white wine. It is a white grape variety associated with the white wines produced in the Northern Rhône region of France. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is a traditional white wine which is crisp, high in acidity and light to medium-bodied. Sauvignon Blanc is known for its grassy, herbaceous flavor and aroma. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Semillon

    Semillon grapes are traditionally used as a blending grape. Semillon wines are made as dry wines or sweet wines. They are a full body wine and tend to be low in acidity. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 2
    Expertise Level 2

    Trebbiano

    Trebbiano is commonly used as a base for Brandy. Trebbiano is traditionally a dry and crisp wine, with a fresh and fruity flavor and a bitter almond aftertaste. Another name used for Trebbiano is Ugni Blanc. Read Now
  • Expertise Level 3
    Expertise Level 3

    Viognier

    The Viognier grape's tendency to develop high sugar with low acid can result in wines with neutral flavors and high alcohol. One of the main appeals of Viognier is its fresh and intense aroma. Read Now

Captcha:
Add Comment
  • Log In To Track
    LOG IN NOWTO TRACK YOUR PROGRESS
  • Start, stop and continue reading articles easily by logging in now.Log In
ABOUT  SALES  FEEDBACK  PRIVACY
Copyright © 2012-2014 GrapeHeaven LLC. All rights reserved.
GOOGLE+  FACEBOOK  TWITTER