Riesling is an aromatic variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity, sometimes with a residual sweetness. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling wines. Riesling often takes on characteristics of the region in which it grows, varying from citrus and peach, to apple, or smoky, honey notes in the aged versions.

KEY FLAVORS: Dry or sweet. Peach, apple, citrus, honey.
FOOD PAIRINGS: Spicy dishes, salty snacks, mushrooms.