Viognier 2016

Viognier 2016

Winemaker Notes

Immediately you are drawn to the ripe nose, reminiscent of peaches and orange zest. Classic, pure and refined, this Viognier is true to our house style. A full, and rich mouthfeel gives this bone-dry wine a sense of sweetness. The moderate alcohol and medium acidity create a harmonious structure. While complex and enjoyable now, a short cellar time will reward the connoisseur.

Awards, Ratings, Reviews

91 points, Wine Enthusiast 

Silver Medal, 2017 Cascadia Wine Competition

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon
Harvest Date:  20 September 2016
At harvest:  Sugar; 25.3° Brix, pH; 3.66, TA; 7.4 grams/liter
Varietal Composition:  Viognier 100%
At bottling:  Sugar; nil      
Cooperage:  Stainless Steel 
Closure: Screwcap
Bottling date:  7 February 2017
Alcohol:  14.5% by volume
Case Production:  293