In practice, the term Edelzwicker is often used to designate any blended wines of AOC Alsace white grape varietals, without indicating the percentages in the composition.
This blend must consist of a minimum of 50% Riesling, Muscat and/or Gewurztraminer, the rest made up of Sylvaner, Chasselas and/or Pinot Blanc.
Edelzwickers generally display a clear yellow colour, with a fruity and harmonious nose. The palate is supple and well-balanced.
Edelzwicker is generally a wine that is simple and easy to drink, a combination of fruit and freshness in the mouth. Light-bodied, it has minimal ageing potential and is best served with simple dishes such as salads, and charcuterie....
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