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2000 VIOGNIER Wine Details

Description: This is our second vintage of Viognier from our vineyard just north of the town of Napa. Adverse weather conditions, yielding very low tonnage, resulted in a limited crop. This 100% Viognier features inviting tropical aromas and refreshing flavors of peach and pineapple.

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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