Like we’ve mentioned Pinot Grigio has high acidity levels and it usually tastes less sweet than a Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio is less dry and doesn’t have the same oak flavors and aroma Chardonnay is known for.
Which white wine is the driest?
The driest white wine, for example, is Muscadet. This is a bone-dry French wine with a mineral taste and citrus notes. From there, in order from dry to sweet, are some popular dry white wine choices: Sauvignon Blanc.
Is Chardonnay or Pinot dryer?
Chardonnay is normally dry, has notes of rockmelon, lemon and vanilla (normally from maturing in oak) and sometimes a creamy, brioche aroma from malolactic fermentation. … I’m a big fan (try the Pemberley Chardonnay from WA to understand why). Pinot Grigio (or Gris) are a lot softer and quite easy to drink.
What white wine is drier than Chardonnay?
Chardonnay is richer and fuller-bodied, with a viscous mouthfeel. Sauvignon Blanc is more light, acidic, and herbaceous. Both Chardonnay and Sauv Blanc are traditionally quite dry, but some Sauvignon Blancs contain residual sugar, making them sweeter. In fact, some are even so sweet they are dessert wines!
Is white Pinot Grigio dry?
In general, some whites wines are almost always made in a dry style: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Spanish Albariños and Austrian Grüner Veltliners, for example. Some wines often fall between dry and off-dry: many New World Chardonnays, Rieslings, Viogniers and Pinot Gris, for example.
Is Chardonnay a dry wine?
Choosing between two popular wines as Chardonnay en Pinot Grigio is very difficult. In particular, it comes down to whether you want a buttery and creamy wine (Chardonnay) prefers a more sour and crispy wine (Pinot Grigio).