Graševina

  • Grape
  • gra-shuh-vee-nah

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
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold
    45–55°F / 7–13°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $15.00

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.

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