Santa Clara Valley Viognier, 2018

Produced by Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

An elegant & classic representative of Viognier style. Inviting aromatic nose, balanced sweetness and acidity, and a smooth slightly mineral finish combine in an expressive and versatile wine.

Icons/location pin Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco Bay, California
Icons/wine/white Condrieu-style Viognier
Icons/star Rare wine (100 cases produced)

The details

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  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
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Food Pairing

Ceviche, Grilled Halibut, Moroccan Chicken Tagine, Asian Cuisine

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Tasting Notes

Apple, Floral, Peach, Tropical Fruit

What's cool?

Interesting Winemaking Technique

includes about 20% of skin- fermented Viognier blended into the direct press wine

Award Winner

91 points Wine Enthusiast

Santa Clara, California

Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

Husband and wife team from soil to sales, specializing in small lot, estate, organically grown Rhone and Provence varietals and blends.

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Nerdy Details

What's in the bottle
Viognier (100%)
ABV: 13.9%
Viognier from Lion Ranch Estate Vineyard, Santa Clara Valley (100%).
Press: Direct press
Fermentation: Stainless steel, temperature controlled
Clarification: Cold stabilized and Filtered
Stainless steel