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Capitol View White

Capitol View White Wine Details

Description: These were named because you can see the capitol building in Lincoln from our porch. You have a beautiful view of the Lincoln skyline & surrounding fields all year round. One of the whites is similar to a Riesling, with a peach and vanilla bouquet ; made by blending La Crosse & Prairie Star grapes.

Varietal Definition
La Crosse:
LaCrosse is a part of a long line of successful Elmer Swenson-created grapes. A hybrid of Seyval Blanc and the Minn. 78 x S.1000, the vine produces grapes capable of making good quality, fruity white wine. Compared to its parent Seyval, the vine is cold hardier, and ripens slightly earlier. Grown in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the high-yielding vine will do well in all the upper Midwest states with short growing seasons and cold winters. It has average susceptibility to the usual diseases.
Prairie Star:
Hardy white wine grape. Good varietal or for blending with lighter white wines. Moderately resistant to powdery and downy mildew.


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