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Sarah's Cuvee

Sarah's Cuvee Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Harvested from the same Columbia Valley vineyards as the other Viogniers in the Coeur d'Alene Cellars family, this style highlights the classic varietal character of Viognier. With distinctive jasmine and May flower on the nose and a more serious, fresh apricot flavor on the palate, crisp acidity brings on a long clean finish. Great with a creamy pasta or seafood dish. Drink now or hang on until next summer if you can.

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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