Kreston Wines & Spirits USD 12.99 750ml

Mcmanis Family Vineyards Viognier California 2008

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2008 Viognier Winemaking Notes The fruit for our 2008 Viognier was harvested between September 3rd and 7th. The majority of fruit came from our own Estate Vineyards and averaged 27.5 Brix at harvest. The juice was cold fermented in Stainless Steel to retain the unique fruit characteristics of Viognier. Tasting Notes Pears Apples and Melon flavors are accompanied by a rich mouth feel nice acid balance and a clean finish. The 2008 Viognier is medium straw in color with aromas of Peach Apricot and hints of flinty citrus. We are happy to announce that the 2008 Viognier is sealed with a Stelvin Lux Screw Cap. The Stelvin Lux is a top of the line enclosure that gives the appearance of a bottle with a cork finish but with screw cap ease. Just twist it off. Technical Data: Alcohol: 13.5% Total Acidity: 8.35 g/L pH: 3.52 Residual Sugar: NA Composition/Blend: 100% Viognier Appellation: California Fermentation: Cold - Stainless Steel Barrels: None

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McManis Family Vineyards:
McManis Family Vineyards is a grower and vintner of premium varietal winegrapes located in the Northern Interior of California. The company was founded in 1990 by Ron and Jamie McManis - fourth generation family farmers. The McManis family has been growing grapes in this region since 1938. McManis Family Vineyards currently operates over 2500 acres of winegrapes and after the 1997 harvest, a... Read more
McManis Family Vineyards is a grower and vintner of premium varietal winegrapes located in the Northern Interior of California. The company was founded in 1990 by Ron and Jamie McManis - fourth generation family farmers. The McManis family has been growing grapes in this region since 1938. McManis Family Vineyards currently operates over 2500 acres of winegrapes and after the 1997 harvest, a state-of-the-art winery was designed and built to maximize the resulting wine's quality through small lot handling, whole cluster pressing and barrel storage and fermentation. Our Vision is the sole objective of our family to produce the finest wine and winegrapes in the Northern Interior of California, as well as provide the best service possible. Our dedicated and long term staff utilizes grape growing and winemaking methods found in the ultra premium wineries throughout the world to deliver some of the finest grapes and wine produced in California. Every step in the production process, every business decision made by the family, is carefully considered to enhance the grapes and resulting wine produced for McManis Family Vineyards and its customers. Read less
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Snooth User: egon klimt
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0.00 5
10/21/2009

Rich floral peach & apricot aromas & flavors; great balance & depth with hints of citrus. 91 points.


Snooth User: RUS
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4.00 5
01/23/2010

I'm generally not that big on Viognier, but I really like this one. A good value as well.


Snooth User: julieneff
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5.00 5
04/22/2011

To my uncultivated nose, this Viognier had an aroma of pome fruit and...cheese? There was a savory note mixed in with the apple and pear on tasting that gave the sweetness depth. VERY smooth and drinkable - alone or with, perhaps, a dessert course of fruit, nuts and cheese.



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2008 Viognier Winemaking Notes The fruit for our 2008 Viognier was harvested between September 3rd and 7th. The majority of fruit came from our own Estate Vineyards and averaged 27.5 Brix at harvest. The juice was cold fermented in Stainless Steel to retain the unique fruit characteristics of Viognier. Tasting Notes Pears Apples and Melon flavors are accompanied by a rich mouth feel nice acid balance and a clean finish. The 2008 Viognier is medium straw in color with aromas of Peach Apricot and hints of flinty citrus. We are happy to announce that the 2008 Viognier is sealed with a Stelvin Lux Screw Cap. The Stelvin Lux is a top of the line enclosure that gives the appearance of a bottle with a cork finish but with screw cap ease. Just twist it off. Technical Data: Alcohol: 13.5% Total Acidity: 8.35 g/L pH: 3.52 Residual Sugar: NA Composition/Blend: 100% Viognier Appellation: California Fermentation: Cold - Stainless Steel Barrels: None

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