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Del Rio Viognier

Del Rio Viognier Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Viognier highlights the floral and tropical attributes so cherished by fans of Viognier. Aromas of citrus blossom, white peach, lemongrass and a hint of almond extract are abundant. So rich in texture and full-bodied there is an illusion of sweetness, followed by a lively burst of citrus, peach and Asian pear flavors.

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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