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Paparuda Riesling

Paparuda Riesling

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Paparuda Riesling: A Romanian Delight with Zesty Charm


Venture beyond the familiar and discover the delightful world of Romanian wine with Paparuda Riesling.  From the cool-climate region of Transylvania, this Riesling offers a vibrant expression of the grape, showcasing zesty citrus, floral aromas, and a refreshingly crisp acidity. Let's delve into its tasting notes and uncover the perfect culinary pairings to complement its unique character.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Paparuda Riesling displays a pale lemon colour with hints of green in the glass.
  • Nose: Delightful aromas of lemon, lime, and a touch of green apple burst forth, intertwined with subtle notes of white flowers and a hint of minerality.
  • Palate: A refreshing burst of citrus flavours takes centre stage, with zesty lemon peel and grapefruit leading the charge. A hint of sweetness balances the wine's vibrant acidity, while mineral notes add complexity. The finish is crisp, clean, and lingers with a touch of citrus.

Food Pairing Suggestions

Paparuda Riesling's vibrant acidity and citrus flavours make it a fantastic pairing partner for a wide range of dishes:

  • Seafood: This Riesling is a classic match for oysters on the half shell, grilled prawns, or a simple white fish preparation.
  • Salads: Pair it with a light summer salad featuring goat cheese, grilled chicken, or a citrus vinaigrette.
  • Spicy Cuisine: The touch of sweetness in Paparuda Riesling complements the heat of Thai curries, Indian dishes, or a spicy stir-fry.
  • Appetisers: Enjoy this wine alongside lighter appetisers like sushi, bruschetta, or a cheese and charcuterie board.

About Paparuda Riesling

Paparuda Riesling hails from Transylvania, a historic wine region in Romania known for its cool climate. The grapes benefit from the region's long growing season, developing intense flavours and balanced acidity. This particular Riesling offers an excellent introduction to Romanian wine and exemplifies the unique expression of Riesling from this distinct terroir.


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