Vidal


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A French hybrid grape, known principally for its use in ice wine making in Canada. The vines are ideal for ice wine, as they are incredibly hardy and suited to harsh winters.

Primary Flavors

  • White Currant
  • Pineapple
  • Honeydew
  • Lychee
  • Honeysuckle

Taste Profile

Off-dry

Medium Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

Icewine pairs well with simple, fresh desserts. Think fruit salad drizzled with maple syrup, or a simple fruit panna cotta.

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