Apart from its gentle straw hue, there is nothing coy about this wine. Aromas and flavours of apricot, peach syrup, orange zest and honeysuckle burst to the nose and palate, filling the mouth with a honey-like silkiness. Stone-fruit and mineral nuances linger.
100% Viognier, picked October 15th at the Stouck Family Vineyard as grape sugars averaged 19.1° Brix.
After the grapes were destemmed and pressed, the juice fermented and in a chilled stainless-steel tank. After four months to settle and age, the wine went to bottle in March 2022.
At the time of bottling, Alcohol measured 12.5%; Residual Sugar: 1 grams per Litre; Titratable Acidity: 5.8 grams per litre; pH: 3.5
Dry: 1 g/L residual sugar
Vegan friendly. Certified Sustainable.
Chill to near 11° C and serve with Pad Thai, grilled fatty fish with a cream sauce, lightly spiced curries, triple cream brie and gruyère cheeses. When to drink: now to 2026.