Production: 80 cases
Availability: Winery direct and select restaurant accounts
Variety or Blend: 82.3% Viognier, 17.7 % Roussanne
Vineyard Designation: Bock Vineyard
Region: St. David’s Bench
Vine Age: 4-7 years
Soil: Clay, sand and loam with limestone. Quite variable in sections.
Wine Style: Dry
Oak: 15% stainless steel, 85% 1 year and 2 year old French oak for 6 months
Alcohol Content: 13.0%
TA: 6.2 g/L
RS: 3.0 g/L
Ageing: Drink now through 2021
Appearance: Straw with a clear hue.
A perfumed wine with vanilla, peach and orange blossom that fill the glass.
Secondary floral notes, creamy notes, lemon and apricot complete the aroma profile.
A perfect match to the aromas, vanilla, tree fruits and spring orchard blossoms when entering the palate. This Viognier Roussanne is big, round, fresh and is very full on the palate. The influence of oak is noticeable on the palate with sweetness, integrated tannin texture, creaminess and vanilla flavours. The light oak influence is balanced and integrated with the perfume notes and flavours of tangerine, peach, and apricot spice. A pleasant and opulent wine that is fruit-driven with a rich mouthfeel and big body and weight on the mid-palate. The balanced acidity carries the wine through to a long finish with the taste of apricots that lingers. This Viognier–Roussanne blend is very food friendly and pairs well with game birds and risotto.