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Estate Viognier

Estate Viognier Wine Details
Price: $29.99 per bottle

Description: The 2004 Viognier exhibits the smoky, exotic side of this varietal. Notes of honeysuckle, peaches, and apricots along with good underlying acidity are found in this ripe, medium to full-bodied, fragrant Viognier. It is best consumed during its first year of life.

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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