Descriptor: Clean citrus and/or tart green apple fruit character, chalky minerality, and varying degrees of white floral notes, depending on grape varieties used.
Basic factors that influence this style of wine:
Goes well with light starters and salads.
This category of white includes easy-going, thirst-quenching Viura blends fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel, lively unoaked Chardonnay bottlings, and the occasional single-varietal Sauvignon Blanc. An increasing number of Navarra producers are adding dry Moscatel to their white blends, adding a touch of melon and honey to the wines.