William Church Winery 2012 Viognier, Yakima Valley, $23

By on August 13, 2013

William Church is a winery in Woodinville, Washington, and it makes one of the best Viogniers in the Pacific Northwest.Viognier has been a bit of a specialty for this Woodinville, Wash., winery, which has won a coveted Platinum medal for its 2008 and 2010 vintages. This delicious example opens with aromas of pineapple, pear and Gala apple, followed by fruit-driven flavors of orange cream and Golden Delicious apple. Pair this with halibut topped with mango salsa.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 560 cases

Alcohol: 14.2%

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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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