Wines from this profile are fresh tasting and thirst-quenching. They often have flavours of apple, citrus or pear. A great choice for any occasion. Serve with light meals.
There are thousands of grapes used to make wine. Different grapes offer unique taste characteristics in wine. These can vary based on where the grapes are grown and how the wine is made. To the right is a general guide to what grapes or types of wine tend to fall under the Crisp & Light Taste Profile.
L'Acadie Blanc, Trebbiano, Verdicchio, Alvarinho (Vinho Verde)
Pinot Grigio (Fresh style), Chablis, Sauvignon Blanc (Old World)
Chardonnay (Unoaked), Sauvignon Blanc (New World), Riesling (Alsace)
Think of the Intensity Scale as a measure of how much the aromas and flavours of a particular wine jump out from the glass.
Crisp & Light is one of the six taste profiles.
A wine’s flavour is influenced by many things including the grapes, the land it comes from and how it was made. We’ve summed up each wine’s Flavour in a few simple words.
Sweetness Level will always appear under Flavours. The levels can range from very dry to very sweet.
The enjoyment from a glass of wine can be enhanced by pairing it with the right food. Here are a few suggestions for foods that pair well with the wines in each Wine Taste Profile.