An Australian Wine Blog

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier 2012

The last of a quartet of viogniers from the varieties saviour in Australia, Yalumba. You can find the Y Series, Organic and Virgilius elsewhere on this site. 

There's a lime and cream aspect on opening, followed by peach skins, apricot kernel. Somewhat delicate, not overbearing.

Textural, spicy, rich - has a fair degree of presence. Touches of white pepper, brown spice and a many layered textural presence. Concludes with a little pickled ginger, length building, spice lingering. Will go another 2-3 years I reckon. 91

Tasted on: Wednesday 19th March, a Root transitioning to Flower Day 
Source: Sample
Price: $28
Alcohol: 13.3%
Closure: Screwcap

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