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Viognier Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Viognier is widely planted in the Rhone River Valley of Southern France. It does particularly well in our valley and is characterized by tropical fruit on the nose with a very pleasing mid-palette of fig and citrus. It is great with cheese, crackers, fresh fruit, seafood and lightly spiced foods.

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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