About Vidal Blanc White Wine

About Vidal Blanc White Wine
Vidal Blanc is a French hybrid grape found in New York State and Canada. Developed in the 1930s, it is ideal in these territories, as the vine can withstand hash winters. Its most famous use is as an ice wine, produced in Ontario.

Top Picks for Vidal Blanc

White Horse Winery 2017 Barrel Fermented Vidal Blanc Outer Coastal Plain
93 points
$37
Straw color. Aromas of sour peach, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, pink grapefruit cordial, and fresh cut grass with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a polished, captivating, medium-length limestone, sea salt, lemon spritz, and passion fruit scone finish with no oak flavor. A zingy, refreshing, mineral-forward wine for Sauvignon Blanc lovers.
White Horse Winery 2017 Estate Vidal Blanc
93 points
$37
Straw color. Aromas of sour peach, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, pink grapefruit cordial, and fresh cut grass with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a seamless, appealing, medium-length limestone, sea salt, lemon spritz, and passion fruit scone finish with no oak. A zingy, refreshing, mineral-forward wine for Sauvignon Blanc lovers.
Awards: 2018 Best New Jersey Hybrid White Wine
Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Vidal Blanc
89 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Straw green color. Aromas of flint, wool, and jasmine-honey cordial with a satiny, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length starfruit, pears in syrup, whipped creme, and grapefruit soda with lime finish. A gentle and balance Vidal blanc with lots of pairing possibilities.
Awards: '2018 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 White Wine $15 and Under'
89 points $12.99 Best Buy
Auburn Road 2017 Solé Vidal Blanc
89 points
$14
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Silvery straw color. Aromas of coconut lime sorbet with a satiny, crisp, fruity light body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-length wet stone, plantain, meyer lemon, and underripe pineapple finish with no oak. A bright and cheerful Vidal Blanc in a crowd-pleasing, fruity style.
89 points $14 Best Buy
Cape May 2017 White New Jersey
87 points
$15
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Old gold color. Aromas of buttered corn muffin, sweet custard bao, orange flavored buttercream, green olive, elderflower, and banana puree with a slightly chewy, crisp, off-dry medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length toasted baguette, nutmeg, and peaches in honey finish with moderate oak. A fun oaky take on Vidal Blanc that will pair well with Nashville Hot Chicken.
87 points $15 Best Buy
Sharrott Winery 2017  Vidal Blanc
87 points
$15.99
Silvery emerald straw color. Fruity aromas and flavors of lime zest, fresh cotton, tamago, and fruit cocktail with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an even, quick passionfruit Danish finish. A light and tropical Vidal Blanc made with contemporary finesse.
87 points $15.99
Stone Hill 2016 Estate Bottled Vidal Blanc
86 points
$7.99
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Yellow straw color. Aromas of pear soufflé, lychee, pineapples in yogurt, lemony omelet, and seeded crackers with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, cheery lime zest and mineral finish with no oak flavor. A dry, bright and citrusy Vidal Blanc for zesty summer sipping.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Augusta Winery 2017 Estate Bottled Vidal Blanc
84 points
$5.99
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Silvery emerald straw color. Floral aromas and flavors of lychee, honeysuckle, orange flower, and lime cordial with a soft, fruity thin body and a graceful, brisk finish revealing accents of dried pineapple and tinned pears with no oak flavor. A perfumed Vidal Blanc that exudes the essence of spring.
84 points $5.99 Best Buy