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Want a Real Texas Wine and Wine Country Experience? Try the Gulf Coast

Posted by VintageTexas, Dec 16, 2010.

If you haven’t tried Texas wines made from Blanc Du Bois or Black Spanish (Lenoir), it’s high time. There has been real progress made over the past ten years in terms of determining optimal harvest and fermentation parameters for these two varietals that now allow the making a quality wines that you’d be proud to serve on any table or at any occasion.

The good news for consumers is that wines from Blanc Du Bois come in a range of styles from dry, off-dry, semi-sweet, sweet, unoaked and oak aged. In these different styles, Blanc Du Bois has characteristics that range from Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Riesling. Black Spanish has been mainly used to make sweet and Port-style wines, but progress has also been made using it as a base for red table wines and blends.

Furthermore, if your a Texan and looking for a true Texas wine experience....

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