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Bennett Valley Viognier

Bennett Valley Viognier Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: "Aromas of white peach, apricot and grapefruit with subtle floral notes draw you into juicy peach and nectarine flavors with a bright citrus finish. Enjoy this versatile wine chilled as an aperitif or with light cuisine." - Melissa Stackhouse, La Crema Winemaker

Varietal Definition
Viognier:
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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