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Viognier Wine Details
Price: $17.95 per bottle

Description: Viognier is emerging as one of the better varietals for Texas. Classic Viognier aromas of peach and pear are wonderfully apparent in this wine. A welcome alternative to oaky and heavy Chardonnay. The smooth fruity finish just completes the package and really gives it that "Wow" factor.

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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