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Viognier

Viognier Wine Details
Price: $11.00 per bottle

Description: Matson vineyards 2004 Viognier, made entirely from organically grown grapes, exhibits pinapple and tropical fruit aromas, integrated with a creamy character that continues through the long finish.

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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