Saphira is a white wine grape variety that was bred in Germany in the 1990s

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Saphira has a grey-blue colour, and the berries are small and round. It produces a relative neutural aromas of citrus, white flowers and stone fruits, with a subtle hint of herbs and good acidity.

Fresh Saphira grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Saphira is mainly grown in Germany, with some plantings in Switzerland. Saphira is a vigorous mid ripening grape variety Saphira wines are best served with light dishes such as salads, seafood, white meats and light cheeses.

Foods to pair with Saphira:

Asian food
Light meat
Fun Fact about Saphira
Saphira is a hybrid obtained in 1978 by Helmut Becker at the Geisenheim research centre in Germany by crossing between ARNSBURGER and Seyve-Villard 1-72.

Top Wines with Saphira

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