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JUNE 22, 2008 [Deal, Viognier] Old wine
I recently found a "deal" on some wine. A white wine blend, 70% Chardonnay & 30% Viognier, from a well regarded French producer. But I figured that the wine had some oak aging (as does a lot of chardonnay & some viognier) and would still be OK.
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OCTOBER 19, 2008 [Deal, Viognier] Carmel's quality wine revolution
Fabulous new packaging to go along with a wine that is a great deal at its price. And the 2007 appellation whites: a Viognier, a Gewurtztraminer & a Reisling each seemed varietally correct and had their own unique appeal. ABV (which clearly did not affect my affinity for them), while others such as the single vineyard wines came in at a more modest 13.5% (as was the appellation viognier which I had thought was a typically high alcohol varietal).
A WINE STORY [Deal, Viognier] Libation in Lisbon
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Very little fruit in the 2009 though we are told the 2010 has a great deal
of fruit. Rita is a woman with a great deal
of charm who is managing the enormous property for her father, a businessman from Lisbon who bought it 2003. Rhone, and presents us with tastes of several wines made from Viognier
, Marsanne, and Rousanne. … so when you think of Portugal, you probably think of Port, yes? And it’s true, Port has been the signature drink of the country for decades. MORE >>