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sylvaner

(sɪlˈvɑːnə)
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(Plants) a German variety of grape and vine
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The Silvaner Trocken, a white wine from the Franken region in Germany.
Silvaner is a yellow-greenish wine with glittering tints and sometimes even a pale yellow appearance.
When I was there, High Wine began with a delicately crispy leg of rabbit resting on a cabbage salad amidst a bright cumin dressing, wisely paired with a Hans Wirsching Silvaner 2011 Iphofer Kronsberg.
90) Geil Gruner Silvaner Trocken 2011 (Rheinhessen, Germany).
The first thing to look out for is the grape variety - riesling, pinot blanc and silvaner are the bestknown.
Great reds include the Lemberger and Schwarzriesling (also known as Trollinger) and the bestloved whites from here are the Riesling and Silvaner.
Ulding, a simple dry white, and Rivner, more aromatic and made from Riesling and Silvaner grapes, are favorites.
Because there are some delicious German wines - from the fabulously expensive to the sensibly priced - many of them made from the well-known riesling, muller-thurgau and silvaner grapes; the very same grapes used in the liebfraumilch blends.
To mark the 350th anniversary of the Silvaner grape's arrival in Germany, the nation's winegrowers pulled off one of the daftest marketing stunts of all time.
The silvaner grape is generally regarded as a workhorse variety, but particularly noteworthy is the example produced by Weingut Rupp (Amin Rupp himself) from Rheinhessen, labelled Gran Odernheimer Petersberg 2005.
Key white varieties include Pinot Bianco, Gewurztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Silvaner, Muller Thurgau and Chardonnay.
Rochuskapelle Silvaner Kabinett Trocken 2001 (Germany).