Villard Blanc Grape Varietal Definition

By Gayot Editors

A white French hybrid once widely planted in the south of France, Villard Blanc is more suitable for growing in warm and humid climates like the South. These vines are prolific, producing large golden berries, suitable for eating out of hand as table grapes.

When vinified, Villard Blanc makes a fruity, mildly intense white wine (somewhat Sauvignon Blanc like) of fairly neutral and simple flavors. It is primarily used for blending.