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Viognier

How about something just slightly exotic for Mother’s Day this year? That’s our Napa Valley Viognier with its heady stone fruit, floral and spice aroma. And, this oh so easy to prepare entrée, with a slight Asian accent, offers a beautiful yin and yan of sweet and savory flavors as the perfect complement. Toss together […]

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Just Released! 2008 Goosecross Viognier

by David on September 28, 2009

Viognier may be shy bearing and difficult to press but the payoff is gorgeous stone fruit and flowers! We’re talking fresh peach, nectarine, honeysuckle, grapefruit and something slightly tropical like pineapple – absolutely delicious! Hear all about it! Viognier and food: Bone dry, with all the body and weight of a Chardonnay, it makes an […]

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2008 Napa Valley “Oak Knoll” Viognier

by David on September 8, 2009

Abundantly fruity, a burst of fresh peach, juicy pear and sweet honeysuckle anticipates lush flavors of nectarine, ripe melon and pineapple with a clean, bright grapefruit finish. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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2007 Napa Valley “Oak Knoll” Viognier

by David on August 27, 2008

An exotically fragrant alternative to Chardonnay with fresh peach, ripe apricot, sweet honeysuckle and spice. Pairings: Shellfish, pork, duck, fish or chicken with a fruity or Asian flair. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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Viognier

by David on June 23, 2007

Well, it’s hard to pronounce, but worth it! Exotically fragrant, heady, tropical and lush. Viognier is a very ancient variety going back to at least Roman times and comes to us from the Rhone Valley in southern France. It makes some of the most distinctively aromatic wines in the world. The peach, honey and floral […]

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2006 Napa Valley “Oak Knoll” Viognier

by David on March 6, 2007

Exotic flavors and fragrant aromas with honeysuckle, white peach, green apple, apricot and spice. Luscious, tropical flavors, honey, melon and ripe pear coat the palate followed by a crisp, citrusy finish. Listen to our audio winemaker note: mp3 Read more about this wine here.

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2005 Napa Valley “Oak Knoll” Viognier

by David on January 19, 2006

Viognier isn’t widely grown outside of its ancestral home in the Rhone Valley of southern France. A limited fruit yielding variety, it was relatively unknown here in California until the early 1990s and the acreage still remains limited due to the difficulty of cultivation. For Geoff Gorsuch, our winemaker, the low yields and viticultural challenges […]

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