Colombard

 

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This fairly neutral grape, once preferred solely for brandy production (notably Armagnac) is planted globally. Generally blended with other grapes, easy-drinking table wines result.

Primary Flavors

  • Green Apple
  • Honeydew
  • White Peach
  • Lemongrass
  • Almond

Taste Profile

Dry
Light Body
None Tannins
High Acidity
11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

Colombard is often blended with Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay to produce a tart, mouth-watering white that pairs excellently with lighter fair from salads to sushi.

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