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Illinois Cellars Blush

Illinois Cellars Blush Wine Details
Price: $5.99 per bottle

Description: Illinois Cellars Blush is a wine made from "A Blend of Traminette and St. Vincent", with grapes grown entirely in our vineyards in Carrollton, Il. Traminette is a superb descendent of the world renown Gewurtztraminer and Johanes Seyve, developed at the University of Illinois in 1965. It is the a perfect match for all cuisines with sweet or spicy sauces. Illinois Cellars Blush is a soft, refreshing, medium dry rose wine with flavors of red berries, pear, honey and elderflowers. It makes a great sipping wine or goes great with your favorite gourmet sandwich.

Varietal Definition
This variety has high acidity, when fermented it produces a well-balanced dry red table wine. The wine has a deep blue-red color when young, but when aged the blue pigment is deposited & the wine becomes quite stable.
'Traminette' is a late mid-season white wine grape which produces wine with pronounced varietal character likened to one of its parents, 'Gew├╝rztraminer'. 'Traminette' is distinguished by its superior wine quality combined with good productivity, partial resistance to several fungal diseases, and cold hardiness superior to its acclaimed parent, 'Gew├╝rztraminer'.


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