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Deux C Viognier

Deux C Viognier Wine Details

Description: Condrieu, France (50%) and Santa Barbara County (50%). There is so much misunderstanding about the true nature of Viognier and its historic winegrowing area of Condrieu in France's Rhone Valley. Cold Heaven's Morgan Clendenen, and Yves Cuilleron, owner and winemaker of Domaine Yves Cuilleron, have created a wine together to demonstrate the uniqueness, and deliciousness, of this noble, exotic grape. This wine also reflects and reveals its origins in Condrieu. Deux C is the culmination of friendship, commitment to Viognier, passion for experimentation, and a dedication to unify something great and rare.

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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