More than 60% of the vineyards of Mosel region are planted with white grape varieties.
The most common grapes used by wineries in Mosel are:
-Pinot Noir (2%)
-Pinot Blanc (1%)
Mosel Riesling wines are some of the finest white wines in the world. The unique location of wineries in Mosel, contributes to the crispier style of white wines, which are lower in alcohol and higher in acidity. The aromas of the wines are generally more floral rather than fruity.
For past few decades, there has been drastic rise in the growing of red grapes, and many wineries in Mosel have started to produce Pinot Noir. A large proportion of sweet wines are also produced in this region.