Grape Varietal Guide

Muscat Canelli

Pronunciation: MOOS-cah Ca-NELL-ee

Grape information: A French and Italian varietal.

Wine information: There are two types of Muscat: crisp, dry wines

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Melon de Bourgogne

Pronunciation: MAY-lohn duh ber-GOHN-nya

Grape information: A French varietal from the Loire region. An alternative name for this grape is Muscadet.

Wine information: A light, fruity wine with pale yellow hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Muscat

Pronunciation: MOOS-cah

Grape information: A French and Italian varietal.

Wine information: There are two types of Muscat: crisp, dry wines

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Marsanne

Pronunciation: mar-SAWN

Grape information: A Rhone varietal that ripens in the middle of harvest season, with lower sugars.

Wine information: Produces a wine with rich aromatics and melon and mineral flavors.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Huxelrebe

Pronunciation: HOOK-sill-ray-beh

Grape information: A German varietal.

Wine information: High-quality, primarily sweet wines as aperitifs or dessert wines. High acidity and aromas.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Madeleine Angevine

Pronunciation: MAH-deh-line AHN-jeh-veen

Grape information: A French varietal from the Loire region.

Wine information: A dry, citrusy wine with aromas of melon and pear, and with pale green hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Grüner Veltliner

Pronunciation: GROON-er VELT-liner

Grape information: An eastern European varietal that ripens in late October.

Wine information: Produces pure, citrusy, fruity wines with mineral characters and which are food-friendly.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Grenache Blanc

Pronunciation: gruh-NOSH BLONK

Grape information: A white wine grape related to the red Grenach wine grape. Used often in southern French and Spanish wine blends.

Wine information: Produces herbal and citrusy wines with relatively high alcohol and low acidity.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Ehrenfelser

Pronunciation: AIR-en-fel-zer

Grape information: A white wine varietal from Germany.

Wine information: This varietal ripens earlier than other grapes, and tends to produce more than Riesling.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Gewürztraminer

Pronunciation: geh-VERTZ-trah-mee-nur

Grape information: A German varietal from the Alsace region.

Wine information: A medium-bodied wine, usually moderately sweet in flavor and with pale straw hues, although it can also range from dry apéritifs to sweet dessert wines.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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