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California Le Vin Doux Viognier

California Le Vin Doux Viognier Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: A late harvest, fortified dessert wine styled after the "vin doux naturel" wines of the southern Rhone Valley, this sweet wine has apricot, almond, floral, and honey aromas. It has a full bodied creamy mouth feel with a vanilla nectar-like finish. Great with fruits, cheesecake, biscotti or as dessert itself.

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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