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Estate Viognier

Estate Viognier Wine Details
Price: $24.95 per bottle

Description: Our new 2005 Viognier opens with high toned aromas of exotic tropical fruits, white peach, apricot and brilliant floral flavors exquisitely balanced with enough acidity to make the fruit sparkle. This is a lovely wine now and will age gracefully for a few more years!

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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