Viognier
FORGERON CELLARS

2018 Viognier

FRANCISCA'S VINEYARD
WALLA WALLA VALLEY

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest years on record throughout the eastern side of the state.  We experienced several weeks of 95 -degree and higher temperatures!

$25 ($25)
CELLAR NOTES
  • Alcohol 13.7% % by volume
  • Aged 6 months
  • pH 3.46
  • TA 6.6 g/L
  • Barrel Program 40% Neutral Oak & 60% stainless steel
  • Harvested Date September 2018
  • Bottled Date February 2019
  • Production 198 cases
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In the vineyard

After the record hot summer, at long last a cooling trend arrived in August.  THe stretch of hot weather allowed an extended hang-time, resulting in appealing, complex flavor.  THis vintage turned out to be truly remarkable, producing lots wtih bright, fresh notes and seemingly innate balance. 

Appellation Walla Walla Valley
Vineyard Francisca's Vineyard

In the cellar

100% from Francisca's Vineyard in Walla Walla and 100% Viognier.  This is our first stand-alone bottlings of Viognier.  A beautifully balanced example of an unctuous and floral varietal, this wine ahs quickly become one of our favorite Forgeron Cellars wines to date. 

Varietal 100% VIOGNIER

In the glass

It is light and bright.

NOSE:  Aromas of citrus zest, tropical fruit

MOUTH: Flavors of starfruit, orange marmalade, robust , well balanced with a soft, smooth finish.

PAIRING:  Oysters, spinach salad

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