Viognier gaining foothold in Pacific Northwest

By on January 14, 2018

Rio Vista Wines 2016 Antoine Creek Vineyards Viognier, Columbia Valley, $30

rio vista wines antoine creek vineyard viognier nv label 2 - Viognier gaining foothold in Pacific NorthwestAntoine Creek is quickly gaining a reputation as the best vineyard in Washington for Viognier, as this wine has won a gold medal or better for the third straight vintage. Aromas of jasmine flowers and hints of orange and mango fruit. On the palate, tropical fruit dominates the flavors, with just a whisper of residual sweetness rounding out the flavors. Won gold and best in class at the 2017 Wenatchee Wine Awards.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 222 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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