Chasselas


shass-uh-laas

A Swiss variety which yields fairly neutral wines that tend to showcase their origin more so than other grapes, based on the terroir in which they grow.

Primary Flavors

  • Red Apple
  • Apple Blossom
  • Melon
  • Mint
  • Smoke

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Cheese fondue and Chasselas is a next level pairing; the texture of the wine matches the cheese, while the acidity slices through the fat, leaving your palate fresh.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly