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Vidal Blanc Wine Varietal Definition

A cousin to Seyval Blanc, this French hybrid is becoming increasingly popular for its fresh and fruity characteristics. Normally vinified dry or just off-dry, the wine is similar in style and an alternative to Sauvignon Blanc or Muscadet; it is equally as reasonably priced. When harvest conditions permit, some wineries also produce a late-harvest, sweet dessert wine from this varietal.

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(Updated: 11/19/12 JLD)

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