2018 VIOGNIER

“Vee-on-yay”

ME Viognier

History

The Mornington Estate range was created to display the varietal diversity of the Peninsula.

A rich, oily white wine that originated in the Northern Rhône and is rapidly growing in popularity in California, Australia, and beyond. Wines are often age in oak to deliver Chardonnay-like richness

Wine Making

The fruit was handpicked and whole bunch pressed simply means that the grapes were not removed from the stalks, this gives a slight green and fresh flavour to the wine. The wine went through fermentation in old French Puncheons

Taste Profile

Apricot Sorbet, Tangerine, Mango & Peach blossom with a touch of spiciness to finish

Food Pairing

A wine best paired with delicate meats or scallops that are flavoured with stewed fruit, almonds, citrus or aromatic herbs (such as Thai Basil or Tarragon).

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