Description of Viognier wine
Viognier wines are made from aromatic white grapes. The wine has strong fruit flavours, very floral and sometimes even has lavender and honey aromas and it tastes really good.
History of Viognier wine
From the beginning of the 20th century the number of Viognier vines decreased all over the world. In the 21st century Viogner grapes had a remarkable renaissance and in modern time they can be found in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the US, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and even Japan. A few popular Viogner wine makers blend are: Southern Rhone Blend White, Syrah – Viognier, Chardonnay – Viognier.
More about Viognier wine
Talking about Viognier wine, we should mention that viogner grapes requires a lot of sunshine and warm weather to ripen properly and to produce properly. They naturally have low acidity. The flavour of the wine mostly depends on the climate and the time of the harvest. For example, Condrieu and Chateau Grillet are dry and sweet, Condrieu and Chateau Grillet is well perfumed, Cote Rotie is co-fermented into the appellation’s Syrah based wines and makes a significant difference to the final product.
This wine is served with pork, steaks, grilled fish, curry, fruit desserts, cheesecakes, puddings.