Definition - What does Muller-Thurgau mean?

Müller-Thurgau is a white wine originally from Germany. This wine style has been a popular German variety from about the late 19th century. It has a faint aroma and mild acidity content and is known to age quickly. When first introduced, the wine was well received, and was blended to produce Spatlese-style wines. Muller- Thurgau is also referred as Rivaner and Rizlingszilvani.

WineFrog explains Muller-Thurgau

Muller-Thurgau is categorized as a light white wine variety, along with wines such as Pinot Blanc, Verdicchio and Chamblaise. Given the characteristics of Muller-Thurgau, it is considered best when consumed young when its fresh aroma is intense. Enjoying this wine young makes it a good pairing for bold seafood dishes and vegetarian-style dishes that are rich in flavor, as Muller-Thurgau helps to bring out the intense flavors of these dishes. With its uncomplicated light and young white wine characteristics, Muller-Thurgau is an ideal summer wine.

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