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Columbia Valley Viognier

Columbia Valley Viognier Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Bottle aging has lent complexity and mellowness to this Viognier. Spicy apricot, floral and citrus notes blend with vanilla and buttery notes on the palate to lead to a gently lingering finish. Nicely aged and ready to drink. A truly artistic expression of a great varietal from the Washington State vineyards of Stillwater, Milbrandt and Elerding.

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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