Pinot Noir 85 % through verasion. In viticulture (grape-growing), veraison is the onset of ripening. The term is originally French, but has been adopted into English use. The official definition of veraison is "change of color of the grape berries".
Gruner veltliner after leaf pulling. Grüner Veltliner (Green Veltliner) is a white wine grape variety grown primarily in Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. The leaves of the grape vine are five-lobed with bunches that are ...long but compact, and deep green grapes that ripen in mid-late October in the Northern Hemisphere.
Riesling after leaf pulling. Riesling is a white grape variety which originated in the Rhine region of Germany. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet, and sparkling white wines. Riesling wines are usually varietally pure and are seldom oaked. As of 2004, Riesling was estimated to be the world's 20th most grown variety at 120,000 acres with an increasing. It is usually included in the "top three" white wine varieties together with Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc.