Category Archives: Viognier

Hope Family Wines Treana White 2011

$19.99 Santa Lucia Highlands, Central Coast, California PLCB Code# 46961 Made in a big, rich style, the 2011 Treana White checks in as a blend of equal parts Marsanne and Roussanne that spent 9 months in French oak. Very tropical … Continue reading

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Castello di Poppiano Camposegreto Viognier 2010

$9.99 Tuscany, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32511   A mix of earth, baked apple and light butterscotch flavors mark this dull white. Short finish. Drink now.–BS 81 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2013   Flowery nose.  This wine has … Continue reading

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Fess Parker Viognier 2009

 $13.99 Santa Barbara, California PLCB CODE# 32746   The 2009 Viognier is one of the more generous whites in this lineup. White peaches, mint and vanilla emerge from this rich white. An element of slight heaviness is the only thing … Continue reading

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Rutherglen Estate Shelly’s Block 2009

$9.99 Australia PLCB Code# 33073 Rich in texture, with floral, almond-scented pear and grapefruit flavors on a satiny texture, lingers well. Drink now through 2013.” 90 points Wine Spectator, Jul 2011 The 2009 Shelley’s Block Marsanne Viognier has intense stone … Continue reading

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Angove Nine Vines Viognier 2009

 $7.99 South Australia, Australia Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code#32597 Smooth and generous, a plump mouthful of spicy apricot, pear and floral flavors that draw together effortlessly on the harmonious finish. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. 89 points Wine Spectator Online, 2010 Crisp … Continue reading

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Shimmin Canyon Viognier 2010

Shimmin Canyon Viognier 2010                                              $9.99 Paso Robles, California                 PLCB Code#32216   Winemaker’s Notes – Viognier is slowly but surely making its way on the wine scene as a force to be reckoned … Continue reading

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Hogue Genesis Viognier 2008

$8.99Columbia Valley, WashingtonChairman’s SelectionPLCB Code # 32238 A lovely bottle, with rich aromas of lemon/lime and beeswax. Flavors combine ripe citrus, orange peel and English Breakfast tea. Balanced and full, with 12% Chardonnay fleshing out the midpalate. 89 points Wine … Continue reading

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Zuccardi Serie A Chardonnay-Viognier 2009

$8.99 Mendoza, Argentina Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32100   Barrel-fermented and oak aged for 6 months, melon and white peach, good depth and intensity 88 Points Wine Advocate, October 2010 50% Chardonnay 50% Viognier.   Not surprisingly smelled and tasted about … Continue reading

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d’Arenberg The Hermit Crab 2008 Viognier Marsanne

$13.99Adelaide, AustraliaPLCB Code #14274 The 2008 The Hermit Crab is a blend of 72% Viognier and 28% Marsanne.  The aromatics offer floral notes, honey, candle wax, and peach.  Smooth-textured and ripe, the wine also has excellent depth and length. –JM … Continue reading

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