Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc)
A dry Weissburgunder wine with fresh acidity and delicate fruitiness is not only an ideal food wine, but also a light summer wine. Weissburgunder can be regarded as a white mutation of Grauburgunder.
Among white wine varietals, the area planted with Weissburgunder and Grauburgunder has increased the most in recent years. Nearly 4% of Germany's vineyards are planted with Weissburgunder, which grows in sites that are too warm for Riesling. The grape has shown a steady upswing for several decades; its area has doubled within the past ten years. Germany has the second highest number of plantings after Italy, concentrated in Baden, as well as the Pfalz and Rheinhessen.