Ribolla Gialla

 

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An ancient white variety from northern Italy, bordering Slovenia. Rarely seen elsewhere, wines are typically light in body and offer fruity, floral aromas, as well as bright acidity.

Primary Flavors

  • Baked Apple
  • Tangerine
  • Citrus
  • Beeswax
  • Thyme

Taste Profile

Dry
Medium-light Body
None Tannins
Medium-high Acidity
11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

The acidity in the wine would be magic against deep fried seafood, lemon caper veal piccata, fresh salads or mussels in a white wine garlic sauce.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly