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Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017 Wine Review

Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017

Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017

South Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Yalumba

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A gorgeous smoky Australian white wine made from the Viognier grape. Aromas of golden apple and Asian pear with some tropical fruit notes and honey. Pair with grilled seafood or veal.

Viognier food pairings: sautéed diver scallops, chicken, pork, mild curries and spices.

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This Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017 was reviewed on April 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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FAIRVIEW AND MAPLE (MAPLE MEWS)70 Add
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  • 624502
  • $13.48 
  • 1859 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Apple, peach and floral aromas with peach and citrus notes on the palate. Nice acidity throughout. Would pair well with grilled shrimp. Tasted March 2018.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromatic, full bodied, well balanced. Jasmine floral notes with ripening cantaloupe. On the palate, nectarine, cantaloupe driven with a saline minerality. Pairs well with mango and balsamic glazed quinoa salad or a banana leaf wrapped thick white fish on jasmine rice. Tasted 2017 vintage in March 2018. 90 points
Simon Chen rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Very beautiful viognier made in Australia. peachy, floral with nice fruits on the palate.
Eamonn Donnelly reviewed this wine as follows:

Ripe tropical fruit and floral notes deliver in this South Australian Viognier. Pineapple, mango, juicy peach with bitter citrus zest - white grapefruit. Sweet floral notes of elderflower tie in nicely. Lots of acidity on the palate - the wine is dry. All the ripe, juicy fruit on the nose comes across underripe and tart on the palate.

A wine very much geared toward the expression of fruit and primary aromas.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

Lovely aromic notes of jasmine blossom, cantaloupe, white peach and steely minerality. It’s light-medium bodied, fruity and approachable to those exploring beyond their dry light bodied wine boundaries. Enjoy with mango feta quinoa salad. Tasted March 2018.

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