Smasne Cellars 2011 Upland Vineyard Viognier, Snipes Mountain, $15

By on February 17, 2014

smasne-cellars-logo-whiteBest Buy! It’s not common to find a dynamic Viognier at such a price point, but Robert Smasne prices many of his white wines in this range. Tropical fruit aromas are joined by ginger, citrus, creek stone and Lily of the Valley blossom. It shows typicity on the palate with orange Creamsicle flavors, but there’s noteworthy lemony acidity from beginning to end. In the middle is a hint of lanolin along with starfruit.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 221 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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