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Vineaux Blanc ©

Vineaux Blanc © Wine Details

Description: The Vineaux Blanc 2002 is comprised of mainly Vidal and Seyval Blanc wine grapes with a small percentage of Viognier, which adds some floral notes to the blend. This bright white wine is a refreshing combination of pineapple, citrus and floral aromas. Try it with a grilled sword fish or shrimps to discover more of it's qualities.

Varietal Definition
Seyval Blanc:
A French hybrid that is often thought of as "East Coast Chardonnay," or at least an alternative to same. Produced in a crisp, dry style, this white wine is often fermented or aged in oak to enhance the rather neutral flavors of the grape itself. It lends itself to service at the dining table and is food friendly. Seyval Blanc is often used in proprietary blends; good examples can be found from Prejean, Clinton and Château Lafayette Reneau.
The most acclaimed white wine grape from France's Rhône Valley, Viognier is a highly aromatic varietal, with a flavor profile that could include peach, apricot, nectarine, lichee, musk and flower blossom. The heady perfume of this varietal is one of its trademarks, although its flavors are sometimes problematic in matching with food. However, it does well with lobster, crab and moderately flavored fish. Use it as an apéritif as an alternative to Chardonnay. The "Rhône Rangers" in California have done an excellent job promoting this varietal.


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