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Riesling

Saltos de línea: Ries|ling
Pronunciación: /ˈriːzlɪŋ
 
, ˈriːs-/

Definición de Riesling en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A variety of wine grape grown in Germany, Austria, and elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • Chardonnay is the main grape variety, with Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and Pinot Noir a long way behind.
  • The evidence of xylem dysfunction comes primarily from microscopic examination and dye uptake studies with a number of grape varieties, namely; Muscat Gordo Blanco, Riesling, Pinot noir, and Merlot.
  • But Neal also uses Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier, and Sangiovese, making verjus is similar to making wine, except juice is not fermented.
1.1A dry white wine made from the Riesling grape.
Example sentences
  • In general, red and white wines keep for two to three days, although Rieslings, Sauvignon Blancs, some Chiantis, and Cabernet Sauvignons hold up to a week.
  • I'm a big fan of the new wave of sweeter Rieslings - where the true nature of the grape is revealed as a luscious, fruity wine with honey, lime and apricot flavours, plus good cellaring potential.
  • This applies to no more than a handful of wine styles: claret, red and white Burgundy, Rhône reds, Tuscan and Piedmontese reds, vintage port, vintage champagne, a few Spanish reds, Mosel Rieslings and Californian Cabernets.

Origen

German.

Words that rhyme with Riesling

weakling

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