White wine, with its tantalizing hues and delicate aromas, holds a cherished place in the world of oenophiles. Produced from the fermented juice of white grapes, this elegant beverage embodies a wide spectrum of flavours and styles. From crisp and refreshing to rich and sweet, white wine offers a captivating range of options to suit diverse palates. Join us at Chilled Wine as we embark on a sensory journey to bring you closer to white wine and its irresistible charm.
White Wine @ Chilled Wine Shop
What are the characteristics of White Wine?
White wine possesses a distinct set of characteristics that sets it apart from its red and rosé counterparts. Firstly, its colour ranges from pale straw to golden yellow, with variations based on grape variety and winemaking techniques. In terms of taste, white wines often exhibit a refreshing acidity, which can range from subtle to zesty.
The flavor profiles encompass a broad spectrum, including citrus fruits, tropical fruits, orchard fruits, floral notes, and sometimes even hints of spice or honey. White wines are typically served chilled, allowing their aromas to be fully enjoyed. They are known for their versatility, pairing well with a wide range of cuisines, from light salads and seafood to creamy pasta dishes and poultry.
Come and find out more about Chilled Wine’s great choice of Whites!
Our Fine White Wines Selection
At Chilled Wine you’ll find a wide range of exceptionally delicious Whites that will surely captivate your senses. Our white wine collection includes a variety of grape varietals and styles – let’s explore some of our most popular types: Riesling stands out with its vibrant acidity and a wide flavor range from citrus to stone fruits. Our Sauvignon Blanc brands entice with their herbaceous characters, zesty acidity, and tropical fruit notes, and the Pinot Gris offers a medium-bodied profile that adapts well to different flavors.
Chardonnay, known for its richness and buttery texture, showcases tropical fruit flavours and hints of vanilla. We highly recommend to try our Grauburgunder, a synonym for Pinot Gris, which delivers a fuller body and subtle spices. Lastly, the Gewürztraminer captivates with its aromatic allure, featuring floral notes, lychee, and exotic spices. Trust us, each of these white wines provides a unique sensory experience for you!
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of wine is white?
White wine is a wine category that encompasses wines made from "white" grapes, which typically have green or yellow skin. The most common grape varieties used for white wine production include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, and Pinot Grigio, among others.
What is the most popular white wine?
The most popular white wine is Sauvignon Blanc. It's famous for its lively flavours of tropical fruits, herbaceous notes, and refreshing acidity, which never fail to enchant wine enthusiasts.
How many types of white wine are there?
There are about 600+ white wine grape varieties worldwide, but most people only try a handful, typically the most popular ones.
Are White Wines sweet or dry?
White wines tend to be sweeter than red wines, which often have a bitter taste. However, there are many types of white wine that come with a quite crisp and dry acidity.