This German Savagnin Rose x Müller-Thurgau cross bred by Georg Scheu at alzey in 1932, was authorized in Germany in 1978. This white grape variety is known for its intense and complex spicy aromas, making it an appealing choice for many winemakers.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Würzer is a grey-green coloured grape variety. It has an intense aroma of herbs, green apple, spice, white pepper and citrus. Its taste profile is full-bodied and its acidity is pronounced, making it an ideal choice for a dry wine.

Fresh Würzer grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Würzer is mainly grown in Germany. It is also found in small quantities in England, and also New Zealand in tiny amounts, though in England, due to the cool climate it ripens too late so it is more and more replaced by early ripening varieties such as Bacchus. Würzer is a early to mid ripening variety with a good resistance to downy mildew and being sensitive to winter frosts. Wines are showing a balanced low acidity with moderate sugar levels exept in very cool climate. In winemaking, the grapes are usually fermented in stainless steel tanks, preserving their aromas and flavours. The wines made from Würzer are usually light-bodied and mineral-driven, making them suitable for pairing with food. In England and Switzerland the wines tend to be crisp and acidic, while in Germany they are more aromatic and full-bodied. Würzer wines are best paired with food that has strong flavours, such as seafood, roasted vegetables and salads.

Foods to pair with Würzer:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Würzer
Due to their intense aroma profile Würzer is also called Bukettrebsorte in Germany.

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