Grape: Gutedel (Chasselas). Region: Germany> Baden. Notes: Dry white wine.
Description: This delicate, dry white wine is created from a grape called Gutedel (rhymes with fruit ladle), a.k.a. Chasselas, in Alsace and Switzerland. It is said to be the world's most ancient variety. A gentle, dry, deeply colored wine, Gutedel's silky mouthfeel and nutty character make it a wonderful cocktail wine, versatile partner for light seafood dishes, and a classic accompaniment wine for cheeses, cream sauces, and fondue.