Learn about Müller-Thurgau — taste profile, popular regions and more …
Müller-Thurgau is a white grape variety created by Hermann Müller in the Swiss Canton of Thurgau in 1882. Following an ambition to make a delightful drinking wine from an easier-to-grow vine than Riesling, he decided to cross it with the table grape, Madeleine Royale. Müller-Thurgau grows with success in Germany, Austria (it is second most planted after Riesling), Alto Adige of Italy, Hungary, England, Australia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan.
Tasting Notes for Müller-Thurgau
Müller-Thurgau is a dry, white wine with a full-body as well as marked floral and herbal aromatics. It has a refreshing, ripe, peach or mango character that balances an inherent crisp quality.
Perfect Food Pairings for Müller-Thurgau
Try it with lobster, King Crab, rich seafood pasta dishes, radish salad with herbs or grilled cauliflower.
Sommelier Secrets for Müller-Thurgau
Worldwide, it is one of the most widely planted of the new breeds created since the 19th century.
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate1
Terlan Muller Thurgau 2006Muller Thurgau from Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy