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2005 Kunin Wines Viognier "Stolpman Vineyard"

Viognier

Winery: Kunin Wines

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Stolpman Vineyard"

Wine Category: Viognier

Grape blend: 100% Viognier

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Ynez

State or country: CA

Price: $28

Cases produced: 520

KWG Score: 90 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: September 28, 2007

Wine Review: Some colleagues of mine & I recently got together for a dinner at Meritage and this wine was clearly everyone’s favorite white wine of the evening. This light yellow wine opens with a very floral and apricot like bouquet. On the palate, the wine is crisp, a bit viscous, and has very nice lime and citrus like flavors. On the finish, the wine is dry and lingers slightly. This wine was a very nice opening wine for our dinner and paired perfectly with my pheasant dish. If you haven’t experienced Viognier, this wine would be a perfect one to start with. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Varietal viognier nose, with stone fruit (apricot, peach) and floral (orange blossom) overtones. Very rich on the palate, with white peach, citrus and mineral flavors and a persistent finish.

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