Grape Variety: Viognier
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages On-Line
Format: 750 ml
Producer: M. Chapoutier
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.
Positives: Silky and smooth, this Condrieu features classic notes of apricot, honeysuckle, kiwi, baby arugula, lime, crushed stone and wakame on the finish. Full body with medium acidity and a long length.
Interesting Note: Condrieu, a small appellation in Northern Rhône, was the drink of blue bloods centuries ago.
Drink now or over the next 2 years, on its own or with Christmas turkey.
Tasted: 25 Dec 12, Merry Christmas Everyone
Score: 9.5/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5