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Viognier Wine Details
Price: $23.95 per bottle

Description: Our Viognier (vee-on-yay) was fermented and aged 80% stainless steel tanks and 20% oak barrels. The nose has acacia flowers, cantaloupe, apricot, honeysuckle and pear. The front of the mouth is creamy with flavors of vanilla and pear. The mid palate is full, and fresh with orange zest and spice. The finish is long with nutmeg and spice.

Varietal Definition
The most acclaimed white wine grape from France's Rhône Valley, Viognier is a highly aromatic varietal, with a flavor profile that could include peach, apricot, nectarine, lichee, musk and flower blossom. The heady perfume of this varietal is one of its trademarks, although its flavors are sometimes problematic in matching with food. However, it does well with lobster, crab and moderately flavored fish. Use it as an apéritif as an alternative to Chardonnay. The "Rhône Rangers" in California have done an excellent job promoting this varietal.


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