Kokur Bely

Kokur Bely is an rare white grape variety originating in the Ukraine, where it is known as 'Kokur Biliy'. It is thought to be a relative of the Riesling grape, and produces dry white wines with good acidity and minerality.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

The wines generally have an intense yellow color and aromas of citrus and floral notes, along with hints of spices and herbs. They are medium-bodied, with a fresh and vibrant palate of ripe fruit flavors, balanced acidity and an underlying mineral complexity.

Fresh Kokur Bely grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Kokur Bely is grown mainly in Crimea, with some vineyards in Russia and Kyrgyzstan. Kokur Bely is a versatile variety which can be used to produce still dry wine, sweet and fortified wine and sparking wine. The grapes are usually harvested at the end of August, during the growing season, it is susceptible to mildew. The vinification usually takes place in stainless tanks. Kokur Bely pairs well with fish and seafood, salads, and light cheeses.

Foods to pair with Kokur Bely:

Light meat
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