Cards of Wine

Viognier (France)

Viognier is a French white wine grape from the Rhône Valley.

Profile

Viognier is aromatic, fat and fruity with floral notes:

Body
Sweetness
Fruit
Acidity

Flavors

Yellow Fruit. Mandarin.
Peach. Mango. Apricot.
Honeymelon. Nuts.
Spices. Minerals.
Perfume. Flowers. Violets. Rose Petals. Iris. Acacia.

Food Pairing

Viognier should be paired with food that is not to acidic and not too bold. The aromatic and fruity nature also pairs well with spicy foods such as Thai cuisine.

Creamy Seafood. Lobster. Crab.
Creamy Fish, Chicken or Turkey.
Red Thai Curry.

Young Sheep Cheese.

Serving temperatures:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

About

According to a legend, the Roman Emperor Probus introduced Viognier to France after he had brought it over from the Dalmatian coast of Croatia.