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Viognier Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: 100% Viognier. Aged in stainless steel tanks. Bottled in March 2007. Released in May 2007 Nose – Clean, intensely aromatic, fresh Viognier crafted in stainless steel tanks to highlight its varietal character. Lovely and elegant floral notes as well as pear and peach aromas. Taste –A very soft and balanced style with clean Viognier flavors, the nice acidity highlights the fresh fruit and crispness. Food Pairing – Great for shellfish and goat cheese, as well as many seafood dishes.

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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