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Flora

Flora is a white grape variety created by by Dr. Harold Olmo in 1938. It is a crossing of Gewürztraminer and Semillon.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Flora produces wines with light golden color. They are aromatic, with notes of honeysuckle, lychee, apricot and spice. The taste profile is highly aromatic, with a sweet tropical fruit flavour and a round finish.

Fresh Flora grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Flora is grown in California. Flora grapes are low in acidity , which makes it perfect to produce off-dry or sweet wines. Flora, single varietal or in blend, is used to produce dry white wines, off-dry to sweet wines, as well as sparkling wines. Flora's intense aromas and sweet flavour make it a great match for spicy dishes. It also pairs well with cheeses, such as Brie, Camembert and blue cheese.

Foods to pair with Flora:

Salad
Fish
Asian food
Light meat
Cheese
Fun Fact about Flora
Another red grape variety bears the name of Flora but is seldom used for winemaking, it has no connections to the white variety.

Top Wines with Flora

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Schramsberg Crémant Demi-Sec

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Schramsberg Crémant Demi-Sec is a sparkling wine produced by Schramsberg Vineyards, a renowned winery located in the Napa Valley region of California. This wine is made using the traditional method, with a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes sourced from select vineyards in the region. The vineyards are characterized by their cool climate and diverse soils, which contribute to the wine's complexity and depth of flavor. The winemaking process involves aging the wine on its lees for two years, resulting in a rich and creamy texture. The wine is then bottled with a dosage of sweetness, creating a balanced and refreshing demi-sec style. Overall, Schramsberg Crémant Demi-Sec is a high-quality sparkling wine that showcases the best of California's terroir and winemaking expertise.
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seafood
salads
vegetables
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