Riesling is the wine darling of the moment. The riesling grape produces sophisticated wines that can be dry or sweet, and excel at a mouth-watering, can't-get-enough quality. Here are some notable basics about riesling.
Riesling grape origins:
A dry or sweet and crisp white that's ideal for spring menus or solo sips during warmer months.
When sipping riesling:
- a floral aroma
- fruity flavors of peaches, tangerines, and honeysuckle
- spice notes
- a refreshing yet long finish
Some states that produce riesling:
Washington, New York, and California.
Wine-tasting pairings with riesling:
These food-friendly wines pair delightfully with bites of Gouda or Havarti cheese, candied walnuts, pears, or even apple pie.
Favorite rieslings to try at Publix