Sämling and Scheurebe are two names for the same grape, a cross between Riesling and Sylvaner. With rich apricot fruit, this has a Viognier quality, but with crisper acidity. It is pure, fruity and fragrant, with just a touch of mineral-like texture on the finish.
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