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Viognier Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Remember the old ABC line (Anything But Chardonnay)? Well this year our Viognier is everything but Chardonnay. Viognier is Chardonnay’s sensual exotic sister who charms the unwary with lush fruit flavors and heady aromas. A full-bodied, pale golden wine, our Viognier produces an elusive, almost tantalizing bouquet of apricots, peaches and white flowers. The first impression is an uplifting fruit-filled rush that tastes of ripe peaches, honey, fresh orange peel and lychees.

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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