Graševina


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Graševina, a.k.a. Welschriesling, is the most widely planted white grape in Croatia, but confusingly has no link to German Riesling. Wines are typically neutral and easy drinking.

Primary Flavors

  • Apple
  • Citrus
  • Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Ginger

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Due to it’s bright acidity and lighter body, shellfish, sushi, or fattier cured meats will play nicely. Or, look for richer cheeses, which will stand to benefit from the pop of acidity.

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

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