Blauer Urban

Blauer Urban is a black grape variety probably distinct from Roter Urban (no longer cultivated) and may originate in the Alto Adige in northern Italy.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

The Blauer Urban variety produces wines with a dark ruby colour. Its aromas are reminiscent of rose petals. Its taste profile is full-bodied, with a crisp acidity.

Fresh Blauer Urban grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Blauer Urban is mainly grown in southern Germany, as well as in Central Europe, Italy and France. Blauer Urban is a hardy variety, but is susceptible to powdery mildew. It ripens late in the season, making it ideal for late-harvest wines. It is usually made into full-bodied, dry wines. In Germany, Blauer Urban is mainly grown in the Württemberg region. The wines from these regions are full-bodied and dry. Blauer Urban pairs well with dishes that have a light sweetness, such as grilled meat or vegetables. It also pairs well with aged cheese.

Foods to pair with Blauer Urban:

Asian food
Light meat
Fun Fact about Blauer Urban
Blauer Urban was traditionally used as table grape, planted together with Chasselas (Gutedel) and Grüner Veltliner.

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