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Casere Pinot Grigio delle Venezie 2021Pinot Gris/Grigio from Veneto, Italy
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Vignoble Malidain Sensation de Grandlieu Muscadet Sur Lie 2018Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
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Antica Mountain Select Chardonnay 2019Chardonnay from Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, California
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Rombauer Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Carneros, California
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La Cana Albarino 2021Albarino from Rias Baixas, Spain
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Cakebread Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California4.9 8 RatingsRegular Price47 99When you spend $99+43 19Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Craggy Range Winery Te Muna Road Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2022Sauvignon Blanc from Martinborough, New Zealand
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Grgich Hills Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California
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Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc 2021Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California4.8 13 RatingsRegular Price35 99When you spend $99+32 39Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Kistler Vineyards Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Sonoma Mountain, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California0.0 0 Ratings84 99Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Chalk Hill Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
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JaM Cellars Butter Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from California4.4 18 RatingsRegular Price17 99When you spend $99+16 19Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc 2021Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand
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Far Niente Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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J. de Villebois Sancerre 2021Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, Loire, France
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Schug Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
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Domaine Drouhin Vaudon Chablis 2020Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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Clos des Lunes Lune d'Argent 2019Bordeaux White Blends from Bordeaux, France
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Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2021Chardonnay from California4.0 30 RatingsRegular Price1714 99When you spend $99+13 49Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Bouchard Pere & Fils Chassagne-Montrachet 2020Chardonnay from Chassagne-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France0.0 0 RatingsRegular Price104 99When you spend $99+94 49Ships Wed, Mar 29Limit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc 2021Sauvignon Blanc from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
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Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Chassagne-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 2020Chardonnay from Chassagne-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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Domaine Ferret Pouilly-Fuisse 2020Chardonnay from Pouilly-Fuisse, Maconnais, Burgundy, France
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Stonestreet Estate Chardonnay 2018Chardonnay from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2022Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand
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Learn about white wine — the range of styles, how it’s made and more ...
Types of white wine varieties
While only a handful of white wine varieties are responsible for most of the commercial production of white wine worldwide, hundreds of native varieties are important not only to local culture, but to the diversity of the global wine world. From lean and crisp to oaky and buttery, white wine comes in an array of styles and is produced in almost every wine region of the world. While they’re all important to local cultures and global wine diversity, these are the top white grapes used for production:
- Chardonnay: Diverse styles, but often shows oak influence and a buttery quality.
- Sauvignon Blanc: Crisp, aromatic, often un-oaked. Citrus, grassy and tropical notes.
- Pinot Grigio/Gris: Usually un-oaked, medium-bodied, with apple, pear and citrus.
- Chenin Blanc: Made into dry, sweet, still and sparkling wines. Apple, pear, ginger, “steel wool” minerality.
- Riesling: Tolerates cold weather, high in acid. Lime, peach and petrol notes. Can be dry, medium sweet or lusciously sweet.
- Semillon: Often blended with Sauvignon Blanc. Has a viscous texture and notes of citrus and tropical fruit. Susceptible to botrytis and used in rich dessert wines.
Styles of white wine
Apart from the differences between dry and sweet wines, there are 3 basic styles in dry white wines.
- Light, crisp and uncomplicated. Think Pinot Grigio.
- Medium-bodied, aromatic and flavorful. Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc.
- Full, textured and richly-flavored. Chardonnay or Viognier.
- Sweet white wine - Sweet whites occur when the winemaker stops fermentation before the yeasts have converted all the sugar to alcohol, the result being a sweet, low alcohol wine. A German Auslese Reisling is a good example of a still sweet wine.
- Dry white wine - Dry white wine happens when the winemaker allows fermentation to continue until little to no residual sugar is left. These can be higher in alcohol, though the percentage will vary depending on the ripeness of the grapes. Cooler climate whites will be lighter in body, ranging from 11% to 12.5% alcohol by volume (ABV). Warm climate whites will be fuller, from 13% to as high as 15% ABV in some cases.
Popular white wine regions
Some of the most popular New World white wine regions are California’s Sonoma and Central Coast regions, New Zealand’s Marlborough region and Chile. In the Old World, legendary regions include Burgundy and the Loire Valley in France, Germany’s Mosel and Rheingau, Italy’s Veneto and Alto Adige and Spain’s Rias Baixas.
How is white wine made?
Unlike red winemaking, the juice from white grapes is not typically left in contact with the grape skins during the fermentation process. As quickly as possible after harvest, grapes are crushed and pressed, removing the juice from the grape skins and other solids. To preserve fresh aromatics and fruit, white wines are fermented cooler than reds. The winemaker may let the wine rest on its lees (spent yeast cells) for a period of time, providing additional texture or a “biscuity” quality. They may also initiate malolactic fermentation, a process that converts tart malic acid into softer lactic acid and lends a creamy, buttery essence to the wine. Whether and how to use oak is another important decision. Barrels, especially new ones, can have a dramatic influence on a wine’s aromas and flavors, adding notes of vanilla, toast, spice and coconut. Though, older barrels can provide neutral containers for the development of the wine.
What gives white wine its color?
White wines can vary in color from nearly clear lemon-green to medium gold to pale orange or almost light brown, depending on grape variety, winemaking methods and age.
Red wine gets its color from time spent in contact with the skins. Since white wine juice is separated from the skins quickly, it tends to be pale. Un-oaked white wines are often light yellow, sometimes with greenish tints. White wines that mature in new oak will become richer in color; subtle oxidation that occurs with oak aging causes a more golden hue.
White wine color
Evaluating white wine color is best done in a well-lit room. Hold your glass against a white background and look closely. A very pale wine indicates an un-oaked, lighter-bodied wine that might come from a cool climate region like Italy’s Alto Adige or Germany’s Mosel. A straw-colored wine suggests Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon or Pinot Blanc, while fuller, oaked whites often appear golden in the glass. Deeper, darker colors result either from deliberate skin contact or longer, oxidative aging.
Pairing white wine with food
White wines can be versatile with food. Here are some terrific pairing ideas:
- Chardonnay with poultry, lobster or crab, rich and creamy cheeses.
- Sauvignon Blanc with light salads, light seafood dishes, goat cheese.
- Albariño with shellfish.
- Riesling (medium-sweet versions) with spicy Asian cuisine.
Health benefits of white wine
While white wine is lower than red wine in certain healthful compounds like resveratrol, multiple studies have shown that moderate alcohol consumption raises HDL (good cholesterol), reduces the risk of blood clots and helps prevent artery damage caused by LDL (bad cholesterol). Moderate consumption is typically defined as up to one drink per day for women, two for men.
How do you serve white wine?
Light-bodied white wines like Pinot Grigio should be served cool, at 45F to 50F. Fuller white wines like oaked Chardonnay are best served at 55F. As for stemware, the best white wine glasses have a stem and a narrow bowl large enough to allow swirling without spilling. Ideally for storing white wine in any long-term sense, it should be at cellar temperature, about 55F.
How long does white wine last?
Once opened, a bottle of white wine will usually stay fresh in the refrigerator for a couple of days or so. Unopened, white wines stay good for about a year to, in some cases, several decades. Assessing how long to hold on to a bottle is a complicated science. If you are planning to strategically store white wine, reach out to a wine expert/professional.
Aging white wine
Most white wines are meant to be enjoyed soon after release, but some can age for decades. High quality Rieslings, as well as some White Burgundies and Semillons are in this category.