Souvignier Gris

Souvignier Gris is a white wine grape variety which is known for its floral aromas, freshness and low alcohol content.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

The variety produces light yellow-green wines with aromas of citrus, flowers, apricot and almonds. In terms of taste, it has a moderate acidity, light body and a refreshing minerality.

Fresh Souvignier Gris grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Souvignier Gris is mainly found in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary and the United States. This variety is very frost-resistant, making it a popular choice for growers in colder climates. It is also quite resistant to diseases and pests, making it easier to manage. As for winemaking, the wines tend to be light and fresh, with moderate alcohol content. Souvignier Gris is used to make sparkling and still wines that are light and refreshing. The variety has also been used to make dry and sweet dessert wines in Germany and Austria. Souvignier Gris pairs well with light dishes such as salads, seafood and poultry. It also goes well with fruit-based desserts.

Foods to pair with Souvignier Gris:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Souvignier Gris
Souvignier Gris was once believed to be a mutation of Sauvignon Blanc, but DNA testing has since proven that it is a crossing between Seyval Blanc x Zähringer.

Top Wines with Souvignier Gris

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