Once rare and unknown, the French variety Viognier has become a world wide favorite. Some Viogniers can be quite costly, but Hugh has found some bargains.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Peirano Estate Viognier, Lodi '17 ** $ VALUE
Loaded with very forward fruit, has a lush, sensual texture.
Cline Viognier, North Coast '18 ** $ VALUE
On the leaner side with good acidity, fresh bright fruit flavors.
Tim Smith Viognier, Eden Valley Australia, '17 *** $$
Highly respected winery, first class Viognier, perfect for Saturday dinner.
All of these wines can be purchased at kenilworthwine.com. Click on the bottle for direct ordering and home delivery.