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
Augusta Winery 2018  Vidal Blanc
91 points
$6.99
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Silvery straw color. Aromas of white peach, cantaloupe, slate, and jasmine tea with a supple, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and an effortless, charming, medium-length ripe pear, orange blossom, and strawberry-kiwi smoothie finish with no oak flavor. A soft and pillowy Vidal Blanc with pure fruit flavors; both Pinot Grigio and Muscat lovers with find a match here.
91 points $6.99 Best Buy
Hermannhof 2017 Little Mountain Vineyard Vidal Blanc
91 points
$15.29
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Yellow color. Perfumed aromas and flavors of ripe pineapple, honeysuckle, wildflower honey, key lime, and gardenia with a silky, crisp, dryish light body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A crisp, dry, exuberantly floral Vidal Blanc that will charm lovers of Spanish white wines.
91 points $15.29 Best Buy
Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Vidal Blanc
89 points
$12.99
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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
White Horse Winery 2018 Estate Vidal Blanc
88 points
$25
Silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of baked stone fruit and praline with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length finish displaying suggestions of fresh sliced apple, spiced nuts, and straw with no oak flavor. A tasty and crisp vidal blanc for fans for pinot grigio.
Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Vidal Blanc
88 points
$11.49
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Straw green color. Fruity aromas and flavors of key lime pie, gooseberry, grand marnier, bison grass, and white carnation with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, crisp finish with shades of white peach and candied banana with no oak flavor. A lightly sweet, fruit laden Vidal Blanc with wide appeal.
88 points $11.49 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