Silvaner

Silvaner grapes
Silvaner grapes

It is told this wild vine originates from the Caucasus region or Transylvania but there no real facts available. In 1665, this wine was cultivated in Germany for the first time. In the ’50s this variety enjoyed such a great popularity in the Palatinate that every second vine was a Silvaner. Today, there remain 3 percent of vineyards carrying Silvaner grapes.

The Silvaner grapes are characterized by a gentle level of acidity, which makes a perfect summer wine. Its flavor is moderate and it is delicious when served with fish and vegetables.