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Jubilee Gold

Jubilee Gold Wine Details
Price: $11.99 per bottle

Description: A sweet, white Illinois table wine. An award winning, full bodied white wine that has an apple note when first placed in the mouth, followed by a mix of aromas contributed from flavors due to French and American oak aging. The finish is crisp with the wine pleasantly lingering on the palatte. Made from a blend of mainly Edelweiss, Vidal and Villard. Alc. less than 14%

Varietal Definition
Created by Elmer Swenson, this white grape is derived from an Ontario x MN 78 cross. Edelwies is disease resistant and very winter-hardy, reportedly to -30 F (approx. -34 C). Along with other Swensen varieties, it is an important varietal in the northern United States. The vine produces large, loose clusters, with pale gold berries. The grapes of the vine are often used to make sweet white wines or occasionally left on the vine long enough to produce icewines. Edelweiss is very disease resistant
Villard Blanc:
French-american hybrid grape used mostly for making a fruity, mildly intense white wine of simple nature. Was widely planted in France until E.U. rules stipulated strict varietal combinations. It is now found mostly in the cooler regions of the Northern U.S. and Canada.
Vidal Blanc:
A white French hybrid once widely planted in the south of France, it is more suitable for growing in warm and humid climates like the South. These vines are prolific, producing large golden berries, suitable for eating out of hand as table grapes. When vinified, Villard Blanc makes a fruity, mildly intense white wine (somewhat Sauvignon Blanc like) of fairly neutral and simple flavors. Primarily used for blending.


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