Silvaner

 

Grape: Silvaner
Color: White
Synonyms: Sylvaner, Gruner Silvaner

Main Regions: Germany (Franken), France (Alsace).

Description: Silvaner produces mostly dry wines with pronounced earthiness, minerality and subtle smoke aromas.   

Characteristics: Body: (Light-Med-Full);  Flavors & Smells Of: (Citrus, melon, peach, earth, smoke).

Wine Styles: Dry, Sweet.

Origin: Indigenous to Austria. Natural cross of Ostterreichisch and Traminer.

Notes:

Silvaner from Franken, Germany, is bottled in the traditional flask-shaped Bocksbeutel.
 

As of 2006, Silvaner is permitted from the Grand Cru vineyard of Zotzenberg in Alsace, France.

 

– Description from Craig Donofrio

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  • Dr. Zenzen Icewine Eiswein 2009

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Bornheimer Trappenberg Silvaner White Grape Wine 2009

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    I received this bottle as a gift from a friend. Tall blue & contoured with an abv of 10% The smell is highly misleading. After sniffing the bottle once opened I thought I wouldn't enjoy it but I was pleasantly surprised. There is nothing overbearing about this sweet little number. The full flavor of the late harvest really comes through nicely w... Read More

    Wine review by VinoSwagga


  • Blue Nun Qualitätswein Premier 2006

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    Unfortunately, this wine often gets a bad rating because people are too embarrassed to admit they like it. It's just not sophisticated to say you like this wine. Well I think this wine tastes great and it goes well with poultry or fish. I've tasted Liebrraumilch wines that don't even compare at triple the price. Just get over yourself and tr... Read More

    Wine review by CPWUSAF


  • Iphoefer Kronsberg Silvaner Trocken Germany White 2005

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    Wine review by mepatton


  • Klaus Keller Kirchspiel Grosses Gewächs 2008

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    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Good heavens!Hardly have I seen much about German Wines in our Forum.Am I incorrect?If so, I do apologize profusely!Surely some of us are visitors to Germany, we may even have members among us from Germany.Welcome all!Let us have fun exposing our taste! Read More

    Forum post in the topic WINES OF GERMANY


  • Castell-Castell Silvaner Trocken 2007

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    a pleasant light wine. Not much bouquet but a nice eversoslightly fruity taste and after taste. I had it with tilapia sauted in a wok with chinese vegtables . It is a good match for this sort of food. $14 is a bit expensive for this wine. Read More

    Wine review by quanta


  • Now and Zen Silvaner Blend Alsace Aoc Wasabi White 2006

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    Lackluster white white - drank one glass and sent the rest back into the depths of my fridge. Read More

    Wine review by chikpea


  • Now and Zen Silvaner Blend Alsace Aoc Alsace White 2008

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    We were quite pleasantly surprised by this blend of 4 white wines. Having a spicy pork vindaloo, we knew we would need a cooling wine to have with it. This worked great! Not a great wine, but certainly tasty and cooling. Read More

    Wine review by wnelvrs


  • Now and Zen Silvaner Blend Alsace Aoc Wasabi White 2006

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    Soft with nice acidity. Had with some veggie sushi at Mio Sushi outside of Portland. I can definitely see this pairing well with something like spicy tuna. Decent value at $6 a glass. Read More

    Wine review by rreichert


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