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.
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.
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