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Viognier, Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Aromas of tropical fruit, melons and citrus. A slightly sweet, lingering finish. Serve with grilled shrimp and a tasty marinade. OR, simply enjoy as an aperitif. Chill, but do not serve too cold.

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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