White Varietals

Viognier

Pronunciation: vee-OHN-yay

Grape information: A French varietal from the Rhone valley.

Wine information: A moderately sweet, aromatic wine with golden hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Vidal

Pronunciation: vee-DAHL

Grape information: A Friench varietal well suited in cold climates.

Wine information: A high acid, neutral flavored wine sometimes made into dessert wines.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Sémillon

Pronunciation: say-mee-YOHN

Grape information: A French varietal from the Bordeaux region.

Wine information: Often blended with Chardonnay, Semillon is a light, crisp, dry wine with light yellow hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Sylvaner

Pronunciation: sil-VAH-ner

Grape information: Varietal from Alsace and Germany.

Wine information: A high acid, neutral flavored wine sometimes made into dessert wines.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Scheurebe

Pronunciation: shoy-ree-beh

Grape information: A German and Austrian varietal.

Wine information: Full-bodied, dry and citrusy wines.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Sauvignon Blanc

Pronunciation: so-veen-YOHN BLAHNC

Grape information: A French varietal from the Bordeaux and Loire regions.

Wine information: A light, dry wine with fruity, grassy flavors, and light yellow hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Roussanne

Pronunciation: roo-SAWN

Grape information: A Rhone varietal of grape that ripens with rusty brown colors.

Wine information: In warmer climates, produces wines with richer flavors and aromas

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Riesling

Pronunciation: REES-leeng

Grape information: A German varietal that produces a wide range of wines, from dry and semi-dry to sweet and dessert wines.

Wine information: Light green in color and with soft flavors when young, an aged Riesling will have a darker, golden color, and in some cases, even a ‘petrol’ characteristic.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Pinot Gris

Pronunciation: PEE-noe GREE

Grape information: A French varietal from the Alsace region.

Wine information: A light, aromatic, wine with flavors of apple, pear, apricot, and other fruits, and with yellow to pale straw hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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Müller Thurgau

Pronunciation: MEW-lehr TOOR-gow

Grape information: A German varietal grown throughout the world.

Wine information: A light-bodied, moderately sweet wine with pale straw hues.

Type of Grape: White Wine Varietal

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