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Viognier St. Jean Estate Vineyard, Sonoma County

Viognier St. Jean Estate Vineyard, Sonoma County Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Fragrant aromas of white peach and honeysuckle begin the nose on this Sonoma Valley Viognier. A medium-bodied entry fills the mouth with flavors of orange blossom, nectarine, and lemon and vanilla cream. With crisp acidity and subtle hints of oak, this Viognier has a long, lingering finish.

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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