Côtes de Ciel 2012 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Viognier, Red Mountain, $17

By on December 21, 2013

ciel-du-chevalOne of Washington’s top vineyards recently began producing its own Red Mountain wines with an early focus on Rhône varieties. Their interpretation with Viognier starts with aromas of beautiful tropical notes, orange, butterscotch candy, baked pear and toast. That toasted profile continues onto the palate, along with baked apple, orangy acidity and citrus pith.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 540 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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