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"" Viognier

"Late Harvest" Viognier Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: A mix of tart mango, ripe peach, honey, and pineapple, this is a luscious treat that showcases how Viognier can be both big and rich yet soft and supple when allowed to reach over 30* Brix naturally, without Botrytis (“Noble Rot”) being present. The moderate acidity and over 11% residual sugar create full fruit flavors and make this a perfectly balanced dessert style wine. This wine is perfect for pairing with desserts, fresh fruit, and a variety of soft cheeses.

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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