Domaine du Viking Vouvray Tendre 2009
"Light, bright gold. Exotic aromas of passion fruit, mango, spicecake, jasmine and honey, with a slow-building undercurrent of smoky minerals. Round and sappy on entry, repeating the exotic fruit and floral qualities and providing very good palate coverage. Showing a lot of personality today. Finishes smooth and delineated, with the mango and floral notes echoing....91" IWC 05/10
The vineyards, extending to some 14 hectares (about 35 acres), are situated on the gentle slopes of a valley within the Vouvray region (Appellation contrôlée). The grapes are traditionally picked by hand.