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Blanc du Bois

Blanc du Bois Wine Details
Price: $10.95 per bottle

Description: This slightly sweet white wine is made from the hearty Gulf Coast grown Blanc du Bois grape. It goes well with fresh fruit desserts, or just chill and sip.

Varietal Definition
Blanc du Bois:
Developed at the University of Florida for use in that state, this white wine-producing grape with a flavor similar to Muscat has had medal-winning success for somewhat Riesling-like varietal still wine and blends of sparkling wine. Developed by John Mortenson of the Leesburg Research Station, it is the result of a cross between a Florida-developed hybrid (thought by some to be a V. aestivalis complex derivative) and the Cardinal table grape. Fertile, productive and hearty, it ripens in early July in Florida. A coldy hardy varietal,it is also resistant to Pierce's disease, but appears particularly vulnerable to Anthracnose and Black Rot.


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