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Velida Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Gamache Vintners’ inaugural Estate Viognier honors our Mother and Grandmother with name “Velida,” two beautiful, strong women who approach life with a gentle grace. Intense fruits kissed with butter offer a refreshing alternative to Chardonnay. Think warm summer nights on the deck, drinking Velida while snacking on freshly cracked crab and gourmet cheeses.

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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