Vidal

  • Grape
  • veh-dahl

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 Melon

  • Lychee

  • Honeysuckle

Taste Profile

  • Off-Dry
  • Medium Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold
    38–45°F / 3–7°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $40.00

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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