Open Road Wine Co. 2011 Viognier, Wahluke Slope, $18

By on February 17, 2013

Washington wineGeorge and Sara Papanikolaou launched their boutique winery in Bothell, Wash., in 2007. This yummy Viognier was fermented half in oak and half in stainless steel. The resulting wine opens with aromas of sweet herbs, orange, and lemon, followed by flavors of butterscotch, orange zest and a hint of grapefruit. Pair with crab, scallops or trout, as well as Moroccan dishes or even fried chicken.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 160 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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