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Edichi Wine Details
Price: $19.99 per bottle

Description: This port-style dessert wine was named after Mrs. Edith Champ, a co-owner of White Hall Vineyards. A blend of Touriga (a Portuguese varietal) and Petit Verdot, the 2006 vintage shows intense spicy aromas and wonderfully full flavors. With residual sugar and alcohol levels that are slightly lower than typical ports, this is a fantastic dessert wine. Enjoy a glass with a piece of chocolate for an added treat!

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Franc:
Cabernet Franc is an accessible, spicy, herbal, dark blue grape variety that is often compared to Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannin than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Sometimes the French refer to Cabernets, which could mean either of the two grapes. Its typical aromas include an herbaceous and pronounced peppery nose, even in ripe fruit, and something eerily like tobacco. The Cabernet Franc ripens at an earlier stage, which gives it reason to exist in the Bordeaux area. In the Loire, where we find it a lot, it gives a clear red fresh and fruity wine.
Petit Verdot:
Petite Verdot is one of the five noble Bordeaux varietals, essentially acting as the nuts and bolts in most Bordeaux blends. With intense color and racy flavors, this wine possesses elements of pencil shavings, dark fruit presentation and a subtle complexity, which can be appreciated by even the most discerning palate.


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