The Many Styles of Viognier | WYPR

The Many Styles of Viognier

Jun 5, 2019

 

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The popular grape viognier comes is a variety of styles, changing its shape depending on where it's grown and who's making it. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Cline Viognier, North Coast '18  **  $   VALUE

A very nice entry level viognier, earthy and fruity, full-flavored

Delas Viognier, In de Pays, Pays d'Oc (France) '17 *** $ UNBELIEVABLE VALUE

A subtle nuanced viognier, with classic flavors, delicate structure, high quality

Black Ankle Viognier, Frederick County, Maryland  '17    ***  $$$

Very well made viognier, rich, smooth, delicate, deep core of flavor

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.