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Atwater Vineyards

Vidal Blanc

Origin: A cross of Ugni Blanc and  Rayon d'Or, Jean-Louis Vidal developed Vidal Blanc in Bordeaux in the 1930s.

Atwater Introduction: 1988

Atwater Acreage: 2.58 acres 

Viticultural Characteristics: Hardy, vigorous and disease resistant, Vidal is a moderate yielding producer of large, compact clusters.

Taste and Aroma Characteristics: Tends to be fruitier and more Riesling-like than Seyval; also higher in acid and more aromatic, but lighter in body. Probably the finest white hybrid grape for wine production after Seyval Blanc.