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Luc Pirlet Les Barriques Viognier 2008 Wine Review

Luc Pirlet Les Barriques Viognier 2008

Luc Pirlet Les Barriques Viognier 2008

Vins De Pays D'oc, Midi, France

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Price: $11.95

Drink: 2010-2013

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Luc Pirlet

Agent: Joseph Cipelli Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Made famous in Condrieu in the Northern Rhône, Viognier has travelled to other parts of France (and the world) with great success. Medium straw in colour, the Barriques Viognier greets you with a wave of intense peach on the nose, followed by pear and hints of honey. The palate expands with creamy flavours of citrus, orange blossom, and hints of fennel. This is medium bodied, aromatic, and features a crisp, dry finish. Bound to please with a vegetarian stir-fry. My note: Pretty and aromatic with notes of white flowers and peach. A wonderful aperitif or companion to many dishes, from medium curries and seafood. Rockin’ price.

Viognier food pairings: curries, seafood.

This was reviewed September 4, 2010 by

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