The best white wines in Mexico are characterized by their recognized quality in the Valle de Guadalupe and in other wine regions of the country, where excellent Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Chenin blanc and Viognier wines are bred.

Let us know in this article the TOP 12 best Mexican white wines.

1. Casa Grande Gran Reserva Chardonnay Casa Madero

The Chardonnay grape is the most cultivated in Mexico and the most popular in the world for the production of white wines, due to its good performance and fruity bursts on the nose and mouth, which always please tasters.

One of the Mexican wines recommended for its balanced attributes is the Casa Grande Gran Reserva Chardonnay from Casa Madero.

It is an attractive light yellow color that leaves notes of peach, green apple, pear and pineapple on the nose, ratifying its strong fruity character on the palate accompanied by an acidity that invites you to take the next sip.

Casa Madero is a winery in the Valle de Parras (Coahuila), a terroir where the conquistadors were already making wine in the 1560s, taking advantage of its magnificent microclimate to grow noble grapes.

The house harvests its grapes manually at dawn to maximize the concentration of aromas and flavors in the fruit.

Price of the Casa Grande Gran Reserva Chardonnay Casa Madero: 445 MXN (23.65 USD).

Wine pairing Casa Grande Gran Reserva Chardonnay Casa Madero

This wine has an alcoholic strength of 13.8%. It should be served between 10 and 12 °C with ripe cheeses, fish and beef fillets, chicken brochettes with lemon and pepper, pasta with creamy sauces and Mexican dishes.

2. Mount Xanic Chenin Colombard

Chenin Blanc, also called Pineau de la Loire, is a French varietal that originated in the Loire Valley around the 9th century.

Some experts consider that it produces the most versatile grape in the world, as it works well in the entire spectrum of wines, including sweet, sparkling and fortified, both in monovarietals and in blends.

In this wine from the Monte Xanic winery, from Valle de Guadalupe, it participates with 98%, receiving a 2% collaboration from French Colombard, another French grape that has been grown for years in Charente and Gascony.

Monte Xanic Chenin Colombard is one of the best white wines in Mexico, backed by its high aromatic intensity and fresh acidity.

It has a greenish to light yellow color and is frank on the nose, leaving notes of fresh fruits such as lime, pineapple, guava, lychee, sweet grapefruit, mandarin orange and nectarine, with hints of tuberose, orange blossom and anise.

The wine attacks smoothly in the mouth with a firm body and good structure, offering pineapple, nectarine, white flowers, anise and cardamom on the palate.

Price Mount Xanic Chenin Colombard: 322 MXN (17.11 USD).

Monte Xanic Chenin Colombard wine pairing

It goes very well with seafood, ceviches, fresh cheeses, mild-flavored fish, sushi, carpaccios, sashimi and salads with citrus supremes.

3. Le Sauvignon Henri Lurton

This product from the Henri Lurton winery (Valle de Guadalupe) is a varietal Sauvignon Blanc fermented in stainless steel, without passing through the barrel and pale yellow in color.

Sauvignon blanc is a grape that allows excellent dry wines to be created due to its wide range of aromas and flavors, which make it one of the favorites for vinification.

On the nose, Le Sauvignon Henri Lurton is understated and elegant, with hints of grapefruit and jasmine, coupled with mineral hints and blackcurrant buds that provide a lovely extra layer of aromas. It presents great balance and freshness on the palate, with a clean and prolonged aromatic finish.

The Henri Lurton winery makes its Le Sauvignon wine with grapes harvested in the San Vicente Valley. It works with a Bucher Inertys pneumatic press that allows precise control over the pressing, so that the juices are extracted without oxidation of aromas and flavors. It also carries out a cold pre-fermentation maceration that improves the aromatic profile of the wine.

Price of Le Sauvignon Henri Lurton: 415 MXN (22.05 USD).

Le Sauvignon Henri Lurton wine pairing

This wine has 13% alcohol and it is recommended to serve it in a temperature range of 8-10 °C, paired with fish, especially sea bass, shellfish, oysters, ceviches and green salads.

4. Chasselas del Mogor

The Modor Badan Winery was founded in 1948 on a thousand-hectare ranch in Valle de Guadalupe by the winemaker, Antonio Badán.

This renowned Mexican planted a rarity among the Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot vineyards: the chasselas grape, a little-known white varietal of Swiss origin that produces dry and fruity wines.

The winery limited itself to just 2 labels, adding the excellent Mogor Badan red wine to the white, made with the typical Bordeaux blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc.

This red is an emblem of Valle de Guadalupe for its aromatic depth, complex structure and long finish, but it is difficult to find due to the limited production.

The Chasselas del Mogor is a pale greenish-yellow hue that offers the nose light aromas of citrus fruits, especially lime, as well as green apple, peach and leafy forest.

On the palate it expresses itself with soft notes of apricot with a short finish and fresh, well-balanced and elegant acidity.

Chasselas del Mogor price: 410.34 MXN (21.81 USD)

Chasselas del Mogor wine pairing

Fondue is a great tradition of Swiss gastronomy and nothing is more fortunate to accompany it than a wine made from a Swiss grape, which gives the happy coincidence that it suits you very well.

Chasselas del Mogor is also perfect as an aperitif and goes well with cold meats, seafood, raclette cheese and other dairy products.

5. Sierra Blanca Sauvignon Blanc A.Cetto

A good white wine for less than 200 pesos, which places it among the good and cheap Mexican white wines.

The Sierra Blanca Sauvignon Blanc from LA Cetto is a monovarietal Sauvignon Blanc made with grapes from the Las Bellotas terroir, in Valle de Guadalupe.

It spends 75 days in French oak barrels, from which it comes out with an alcohol content of 12%. It is an attractive straw yellow color with green and slightly golden highlights.

It presents floral, herbal and citrus aromas, highlighting those of lime, with notes of toast and marshmallows. Its acidity is firm and confirms its citrus aromatic spectrum on the palate.

The bottle has a Stelvin screw cap that preserves the wine before consumption and keeps it in perfect condition after opening.

Price of Sierra Blanca Sauvignon Blanc LA Cetto: 195 MXN (10.36 USD).

Wine Pairing Sierra Blanca Sauvignon Blanc LA Cetto

This wine should be served between 10 and 12 °C. Pair with seafood, light pasta, fresh cheeses, candied fruit, mushrooms and potato salad.

6.ST Chardonnay

Bodegas de Santo Tomás has been a legendary institution in Baja California since 1888, when they began making wines in the Santo Tomás Valley.

ST Chardonnay wine is a straw yellow color with a clear shine that is its first treat to the senses.

On the nose it leaves fruity notes in which citrus fruits and hints of pears and apples are present. While in the mouth it has a good attack with a balanced structure and an acid and long finish.

Bodegas de Santo Tomás also has a line of good and cheap Mexican red wines, led by Único Línea Premium and Barbera Línea Clásica. It also produces an excellent extra virgin olive oil.

This winery participates in wine tourism through experiences that combine the beauty of the landscape and the fascinating process of winemaking, from planting to bottling.

ST Chardonnay price: 214 MXN (11.37 USD).

ST Chardonnay wine pairing

This wine should be served between 10 and 12 °C, paired with ceviches, sushi, fish fillet with garlic sauce, vegetable soups, pasta with garlic and olive oil, semi-soft white cheeses and chicken breast.

7. Marella Blanc de Blancs Durand

In the selection of the best white wines in Mexico we will include Marella Blanc de Blancs Durand, a wine bred in Valle de Guadalupe by Durand Viticultura through a combination of Sauvignon Blanc (70%) and Moscato de Canelli (30%)

The first of these grapes provides its wide palette of aromas and flavors, while the Muscat adds a touch of sweetness.

At sight, the wine offers a pale translucent yellow color, crystalline and clean, while on the nose it surprises with its intensity, elegance and complexity.

Its aromas begin with citrus notes, especially limes and yellow lemons, and with some white flowers, evolving towards fruits such as lychees and pears. Finish with apricots, peaches and a touch of mango.

In the mouth it is fresh and vibrant acidity, confirming all the olfactory sensations on the palate. It is light and almost sharp, ending with a slight bitterness that gives it length in its mix with the aromas and flavors.

Price of Marella Blanc de Blancs Durand: 310 MXN (16.46 USD).

Marella Blanc de Blancs Durand wine pairing

Its alcohol content is 11.5%. It is recommended to serve it between 10 and 12 °C, accompanying ceviches and fresh oysters.

8. Chateau Camou Threshold

This product from the Chateau Camou Winery in Ejido El Porvenir, in Valle de Guadalupe, is one of the best white wines in Mexico in the most economical segment.

It is made from a blend of 70% Chenin Blanc and 30% Chardonnay. Its alcohol content is 13.9%.

Chenin Blanc grapes are fermented between 12 and 14 °C in stainless steel tanks to preserve their freshness and aromatic and flavor potential.

The chardonnays are pressed in full bunches to be fermented at 14 °C also in stainless steel tanks. The wines then reside for 6 months in French oak barrels to be finally blended.

Umbral Chateau Camou is a bright and clean yellow wine with hints of straw, with aromas of tropical fruits and pome fruits, with final notes of vanilla and coconut.

It is very fresh and lively on the palate, with a magnificent alcohol/acidity balance and a sweet finish.

The winery has its terroir in the Cañada del Trigo, in the extreme northwest of the Valle de Guadalupe. Harvest the grapes by hand with a careful selection of clusters.

Chatea Camou Threshold Price: 250 MXN (13.30 USD).

Wine pairing Threshold Chateau Camou

It is recommended to serve between 10 and 12 °C, accompanying it with smoked fish, shellfish, white meat, pasta and vegetable creams.

9. Santos Brujos Chardonnay Vinas del Sol

The Santos Brujos Chardonnay Viñas del Sol distinguished itself among the best Mexican wines 2019, for winning a gold medal in the 17th edition of the Bacchus International Wine Competition, held in Spain in 2019.

More than 1,600 labels from all over the world participated in this event, the only one recognized in Spain by the International Organization of Vine and Wine.

It is an intense golden yellow color with bright and clean steely reflections.

On the nose it reveals soft citrus and floral aromas, together with delicate toasted notes, mainly cocoa and vanilla, which recall its ennoblement in oak.

On the palate it has subtle acidity with fruity and roasting flavors balanced with a pleasant sensation of freshness.

Bodega Viñas del Sol is located in the Ejido El Porvenir del Valle de Guadalupe and its short but excellent line of wines also includes the red Santos Brujos Tempranillo and the Santos Brujos Rose. A trilogy of wines worthy of the most demanding palates.

Price of the Santos Brujos Chardonnay Viñas del Sol: 505 MXN (26.84 USD).

Wine Pairing Santos Brujos Chardonnay Viñas del Sol

This exquisite wine magnificently enhances baked fish, smoked marlin, salmon, venison tostadas and duck taquitos.

10. Spiral Baron Balche

The Spiral from Bodega Barón Balché is among the best Mexican white wines for the scrupulous selection of clusters and grapes and for the excellent vinification that characterizes the renowned winemaker from Valle de Guadalupe.

Spiral is a 100% sauvignon blanc white wine fermented at a controlled temperature of between 16 and 18°C, which allows aromas and flavors to concentrate, as well as ensuring the purity of the wine.

It offers the nose olfactory sensations of pineapple and green melon, with notes of olives and peaches that confirms in the mouth with a fresh acidity.

The Barón Balché Winery is one of the best prepared to make wines in the Valle de Guadalupe, since it works with 15 varietals between reds and whites, including the most representative ones such as cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, grenache, merlot, malbet, tempranillo, syrah , nebbilo, chardonnay and sauvignon blanc.

Spiral Baron Balche price: 310 MXN (16.47 USD).

Spiral Barón Balché wine pairing

It offers its full potential when paired with shellfish, oysters, scallops, and goat cheese.

11. Cassiopeia 2018 Heaven

La Vinícola El Cielo is a Valle de Guadalupe winery with 4 lines of wines named after stars, stars, constellations and famous astronomers.

A white wine label from the line, Constelaciones, was called Cassiopea, one of the best Mexican wines 2018 made with sauvignon blanc grapes, which in addition to an intense fragrance of aromas of pink guavas, citrus, especially lime and grapefruit, has herbal notes. and white flowers.

This straw-yellow colored wine with greenish gleams ratifies its olfactory promises on the palate with freshness, balance and long permanence.

The line, Astros, is made up of young wines and blends characterized by their fruity freshness and elegant expression.

Those of the group, Astronomos, are classic European-style wines and those of the Estrellas line form the Premium segment, fine products aged between 15 and 20 years.

Cassiopea Price 2018 El Cielo: 460 MXN (24.48 USD).

Wine pairing Cassiopea 2018 El Cielo

It makes a perfect harmony with fresh seafood, ceviches, light cheeses and salads.

12. Don Luis Viognier LA Cetto

The temperamental and rare Viognier grape, originally from the Rhône Valley, has found a place in Mexican vineyards thanks to a few winemakers, including LA Cetto, the prestigious Valle de Guadalupe house, one of the great emblems in the aging of fine and affordable wines from the region.

Don Luis Viognier LA Cetto is a wine that has a straw yellow color with golden sparkles. Its aroma is of white, citrus and tropical flowers, in which lime, soursop, lychee, tangerine, pear and grapefruit are discovered. It has a powerful and unctuous flavor, with complex floral and fruity notes and a light touch of grapefruit skin.

LA Cetto offers 10 lines of wines including Clásica, Estaciones, Sierra Blanca, Reserva Privada, Península, Boutique, Sparkling, Especiales, Commemorativos and Don Luis, the latter a tribute to Don Luis Cetto that includes Merlot, Concordia and Terra reds.

Price of the Don Luis Viognier LA Cetto: 292 MXN (15.52 USD).

Don Luis Viognier LA Cetto wine pairing

This wine is very well associated with Thai food, fresh cheeses and dishes with citrus sauces.

Best white wines in Mexico: Kuiiy Las Nubes

Kuiiy is a white wine produced in Valle de Guadalupe by Vinícola Las Nubes, with a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay grapes.

It offers an attractive straw yellow color with greenish hues that speak of its youth. It is bright, clean, crystalline and of good density, with long, thin and abundant legs.

Its nose is intense and expressive, with open, clean and elegant fruit aromas, including pineapple, pear and apple with floral touches, in the midst of an excellent balance and harmony.

On the palate it is between medium and high intensity, with a pleasantly dry taste and balanced acidity, with freshness, good body and long permanence. Her aftertaste ratifies its fruity aromatic band and elegant expression.

Kuiiy Las Nubes price: 280 MXN (14.90 USD).

Kuiiy Las Nubes wine pairing

It is advisable to serve this wine between 7 and 9 °C, accompanying lobsters, shrimp and other shellfish, as well as shellfish, especially clams, oysters, scallops and tripe.

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