Spangler Vineyards 2012 Viognier, Southern Oregon, $21

By on November 23, 2013

spangler-vineyards-viognier-2012labelRoseburg, Ore., winemaker Patrick Spangler has taken and deliciously new approach to his production of Viognier, which he harvested Oct. 13 last year. It opens with aromas of juicy pear, orange oil, cantaloupe, facial powder and clove. The drink is rich and round with more pear and Gala apple flavors, backed by creamy orange then turns into orange zest in the finish that balances the residual sugar of 2%. Suggested fare includes curries and Rogue Creamery blue cheeses.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 122 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%


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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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