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Destiny Ridge Vineyard Viognier

Destiny Ridge Vineyard Viognier Reserve Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Pronounced "Vee Own Yay". The grapes from the 2005 vintage were carefully selected, as the crew scanned the vines for only the best fruit. Plump, round berries that produced aromas of ripe pears, melons, citrus and floral notes are accentuated with a lush, silky texture that finishes with a hint of sweetness. Our Viognier was whole-cluster pressed, and tank fermented to produce a clean, crisp wine full of exotic fruit. Serve chilled for a wonderfully refreshing wine.

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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