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TRAMINETTE

 

OVERVIEW:

Traminette ranges from dry to semi-dry or even semi-sweet. This medium-bodied white wine is similar to its parent Gewürztraminer. Its floral aromas are met with citrus fruit, a tangy acidity and a touch of spice on the end. This fun, complex wine is great for a lunch outing or appetizers. 

PRONUNCIATION:

tra-men-et

Acres in Missouri:

5% - 85.3 acres

Flavors or tasting notes:

floral aromas with tangy citrus and light spice

Taste Profile:

light-bodied, complex and acidic

Ideal Serving Temperature:

Between 44–55°F

Food pairings:

Grilled chicken, pastas or dishes with cream sauce, seafood or vegetable curry, Muenster cheese, and a variety of Asian and Mexican dishes

Recipe ideas:

Feast Magazine: Thai-Style Traminette-Steamed Mussels

Traminette Chicken Fettucine Alfredo

Illegal Rosé

Traminette Ginger Spritz

 

 Sweetness Scale:
Sweetness Scale Varietals Traminette.png TRAMINETTE grape cluster

 

 

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VIGNOLES

 

OVERVIEW:

Vignoles is one of Missouri’s most versatile white grapes and a popular cultivar grown in the Midwest. This French-American hybrid produces wines that have range from dry, to sweet, to late harvest dessert wines. Vignoles is a popular choice for white wine blends. 
Vignoles grapes are hardy enough to handle the Show Me State winters and are one of the earlier ripening grape varietals in the state. Vignoles' crowd-pleasing capabilities and versatility make it an incredibly popular choice among the wine-buying public.
Vignoles is celebrated during the month of August. 

PRONUNCIATION:

veen-yole

Acres in Missouri:

15.5% - 263.1 acres

Flavors or tasting notes:

Tropical fruits like pineapple, peach and apricot, sometimes citrus and floral notes

Taste Profile:

Medium-bodied, crisp and flavorful

Ideal Serving Temperature:

Between 44–55°F

Food pairings:

Spicy cheeses, spiced curry, Asian or Mexican dishes, buffalo wings, spicy grilled peppers and barbecue, berries and tropical fruits, cheesecake, and Crème Brûlée

Recipe ideas:

Vignoles Peach & Strawberry Slush

Berry Mint Vignoles Ice Pops

Delicious and Easy Peachy Vignoles Trifle

5 Ingredient Raspberry Sorbet

Pineapple Joy

Vignoles and Brie Soup

Wine Marinated Grilled Fruit

Vignoles Fruit Dip

 

 Sweetness Scale:
Sweetness_Scale_Varietals_VignolesVignoles Infographic

 

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