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15 Crisp White Wines

Browse these great white wine recommendations.

By: Kristin Anderson, Editor, TheWineBuyingGuide.com

Crisp white wines are always a favorite. They are light, refreshing, and approachable. They also have a great potential for depth of flavor, from mineral notes in Pinot Grigio to the popular grassy flavors in Sauvignon Blanc. Plus, although everyone is familiar with popular crisp white wines, there are many other varietals to be explored. Albariño, Vinho Verde, and Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, among others, offer intriguing aromas, flavors, and textures.

These wines are perfect at any time of the year, but they are especially appreciable during the warm months. There’s something special about relaxing outdoors on a warm evening, a refreshing glass of white wine in hand. These wines also pair very well with dinner. Fresh seafood, salads with citrus, light pasta dishes, and appetizers are all excellent foods that go with white wine. These wines are also, of course, perfect to enjoy on their own.

Enjoy some of our favorites, with 15 Crisp White Wines. These selections are refreshing, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion.

Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc

Domaine Fouassier Sancerre 2014

Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc are two of the most well-known crisp white wines. These wines are easy to find, and there are many bottles to choose from. Pinot Grigio is often characterized as lacking in nuance or depth of flavor, but are lots of quality Pinot Grigio wines to choose from. Flavors of citrus, apple, and minerals, plus more complex notes, can be found in the best bottles of this varietal. Pinot Grigio from Italy, the home of this white wine, is a great place to start.

Sauvignon Blanc is well known for its bright flavor and racy acidity. Look for bottles from France, New Zealand, California, and South Africa, and enjoy the vivid flavors of this crisp white wine. Tasting notes might include citrus, herbs, grass, and other savory notes.

Other Crisp White Wines We Love

Lady Lola Pinot Grigio Moscato NV

There are many varieties of light, crisp white wine to love. Countries around the world cultivate many different grapes, and they all have a unique flavor profile. In Portugal you can find light, vibrant, and popular Vinho Verde. Italy boasts many unique white wines, like Gavi, Vermentino, and Trebbiano d’Abruzzo.

This Lady Lola Pinot Grigio Moscato is a unique Italian offering. It will appeal to anyone who appreciates a hint of sweetness in their crisp white wine. It will pair well with a variety of light and fresh Italian dishes.

If it’s possible for you to pair these wines with foods from their countries of origin, do so. It will be difficult to find a more perfect pairing. All of these wines will also pair well with seafood, light salads, and fresh fish. Enjoy drinking them on a relaxing evening, and feel refreshed.

What is your favorite crisp white wine?

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