Among numerous white grape varieties, some are known for their intense and complex aromas such as herbal, sweet spice, floral and mineral. The categorization of aromatic white wines is very interesting, it is neither based in regions, nor confined to a few varieties, but according to the aroma and flavor of the grape and its wines. Thus, till now, no strict professional categorization exists for aromatic wines.
Popular aromatic white varieties are Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Muscat, Gewürztraminer, Viognier, Torrontés, Verdejo, etc. Admittedly, there are also a lot of other indigenous aromatic varieties widely planted in some particular regions.
Most aromatic white wines, with relatively high acidity, freshness and concentrated aromas, without aging in oak barrels, as they tend to be made in a fresh style, especially suitable for drinking in summer.