Silvaner is more demanding on the soil than Riesling. Wines that grow on rock or gravel surfaces,
limited to the yield, introduce themselves fresh and fruity, with fine aroma of earth and of herbs and a riesling-like character.
The acid is milder than the Riesling but not as fruity, with more hay and grass aromas. A late harvest due bred, nuanced Silvaner with pleasant acidity.
For its aromas (gooseberry, hay, quince, caramel, smoke), Silvaner is a very good accompaniment to meals, and not only to asparagus.
unclear, either in Transylvania (lat Silva = Forest.) or Austria.
It is certain that Alberich Degen, a Cistercian abbot, brought the Silvanergrape to Franconia in 1665.
Sylvaner, Johannisberg (Switzerland), Arvine, Gros-Rhin, Gamay Blanc, Zeleny, Silvania (Italy)
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