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Estate Viognier

Estate Viognier Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Viognier is a tough wine to grow—and is even more difficult to make. But when done right—it is certainly worth it. This wine opens up with sweet orange blossom, tangerine, perfumey honeysuckle and passion fruit aromas. Flavors of ripe citrus, Valencia orange and a touch of lime tantalize the taste buds. A juicy finish follows, but not without a nice dose of richness, coupled with fresh acidity. Delicious!

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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