Viognier


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A rich, oily white wine that originated in the Northern Rhône and is rapidly growing in popularity in California, Australia, and beyond. Wines are often age in oak to deliver Chardonnay-like richness.

Primary Flavors

  • Tangerine
  • Peach
  • Mango
  • Honeysuckle
  • Rose

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

None Tannins

Medium-low Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

A wine best paired with delicate meats or scallops that are flavored with stewed fruit, almonds, citrus or aromatic herbs (such as Thai Basil or Tarragon).

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