2021 Viognier

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2021 Viognier

$36.00Regular /  $30.60 Member  - 750ml

Medium bodied, complex and slightly off dry offering pronounced aromas of white flowers (gardenias/jasmine/honeysuckle), stone fruit/apricot kernels, yellow apples, lemon, hint of sage and warm earth, pineapple and brittle. The palate confirms aromatics with rich, luscious stone fruit (apricot/peach/white nectarine), pear, apple compote, floral with noted minerality, hints of hazelnuts and sweet citrus curd.  The finish is pronounced with rich stone fruit, lemon verbena and jasmine.  106 cases produced.

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Aromatics: complex wine, incredibility floral, jasmine, gardenia, honeysuckle

Palate: full bodied, slightly off dry that softens acidity, pear, apple, stone fruit/apricot kernel, peach, white nectarine, minerality stands out, much richer fruit on the palate

Finish: round, long with rich fruit and jasmine 

Food Pairings: creamy curries like kormas, chicken salads with apricot/peach, dishes with coconut, ginger, and saffron, rich shellfish dishes (seared scallops, grilled lobster), roast pork/chicken, tagines with apricot, and filet mignon with citrus hollandaise sauce (a rare white wine/red meat pairing!)

Cheese Pairings: soft and creamy cheeses like triple cream, Brie, and semi-soft cheeses like Emmenthal, Gruyère and Comté

Cases Produced: 106
Composition: Viognier
AL: 14.1%
AVA: South Coast, San Diego County, Estate