Colombard, another name of which is French Colombard, is a white grape which is used in producing light colored wine in fruity flavors. Colombard wine is naturally acidic and is produced in dry and sweet versions. More than in the varietal form, the wine is consumed as a part of a blended drink in combination with other wines, especially jug wines, where it is used as a base owing to its acidity. It was also used in the making of Cognac, though not popularly for the purpose now. The wine comes mainly from Southern France, being purchased under the name of VDP Cotes De Gascogne, by wine enthusiasts. South Africa, where it is known as Columbar, is another major producer of Colombard. The Californian version of the wine was used mostly for the production of jug wines.
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Serving and Food Pairing Suggestions for Colombard Wines