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Treixadura

Treixadura is a high quality white grape variety mostly found in the north west of Spain and Portugal. Galicia region. It is known for its aromatic and floral wines, and is an important variety in the production of Albariño wines.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Treixadura has a lemon-green hue, with aromas of stone fruits, apples and white flowers. On the palate, it has a crisp acidity and medium body, with flavours of lime and white pepper. It is known for its aromatic and floral wines, and is an important variety in the blends with Albariño.

Fresh Treixadura grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Treixadura thrives in Minho region, north west of Portugal. Treixadura is also grown in the Galicia region of Spain. Treixadura is a vigorous variety that can be easily affected by drought and fungal diseases. It is sensitive to high temperatures and is best grown in cooler climates. The grape has thin skins and should be picked early to preserve its acidity. In Galicia, Treixadura is used to produce monovarietal and blended wines. It is typically blended with other white grape varieties such as Albariño, Godello, Loureiro and Torrontés. The wines produced are light-bodied and aromatic with a crisp acidity. Treixadura wines pair well with light seafood dishes such as mussels, clams and fish. They also pair well with salads and mild cheeses.

Foods to pair with Treixadura:

Pasta
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Fun Fact about Treixadura
Treixadura is one of the oldest grape varieties in the Galicia region, with evidence of its presence dating back to the 15th century.

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