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Blanc du Bois 2018

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SKU: W12BLADRY1819
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Blanc du Bois
Appellation
Texas
Harvest Date
Summer 2018
Aging
100% Stainless Steel
Residual Sugar
0.4%
Alcohol %
10.4
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
With a light straw color this Blanc du Bois has a bouquet of honeysuckle with a hint of guava. Flavors of Asian pares dance on the palate followed quickly by the delicate citrus of key lime. It finishes crisp and light with a hint of clover honey lingering only for a moment.
Vineyard Notes
100% Blanc DuBois 90% from Skinner Bridge Vineyard Canton, TX 10% from Lost Oak’s Village Creek Vineyard Burleson, TX
Winemaker Notes
The Blanc du Bois grape is an American hybrid created in 1968 by John A. Mortensen at the University of Florida. The French name literally translates to “white of the wood” but was actually named in honor of Emile DuBois, a noted winemaker who emigrated to America in the 1800s. Blanc du Bois is gaining popularity with winemakers because it is very versatile. It can be made dry or sweet and when blended with other varietals it can add floral aromas and delicate acidity. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about Blanc du Bois is that it is resistant to Pierce’s Disease. Currently, Texas is the leading producer of this wine.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair with peanut pad Thai, mango chutney chicken, pecan crusted rout or tilapia, baked fish almandine, pecan pie, or peach cobbler.
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