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Melville Viognier Santa Rita Hills Verna's Estate 2012

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90 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): A beautifully done Viognier that has both richness and freshness, the 2012 Viognier Estate Verna's, which had no malolactic fermentation and spent three months in neutral barrel, offers up classic white peach, white flower, apricots and hints of honey blossom as well as medium-bodied, textured palate and a clean, focused finish. Drink this beauty over the coming year or two. Drink now-2014. (Aug 2013)

Region: France » Rhône

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Winery: Melville Winery
Color: White
Varietal: Viognier
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Melville Winery:
Welcome to Melville Vineyards and Winery! Come by our tasting room and sample our current Estate Line and Small Lot Collection releases. Our Mediterranean-style Winery is located in the Sta. Rita Hills appellation in Lompoc, California, in Western Santa Ynez Valley. For group tours, please call for a reservation. We look forward to meeting you!

90 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): A beautifully done Viognier that has both richness and freshness, the 2012 Viognier Estate Verna's, which had no malolactic fermentation and spent three months in neutral barrel, offers up classic white peach, white flower, apricots and hints of honey blossom as well as medium-bodied, textured palate and a clean, focused finish. Drink this beauty over the coming year or two. Drink now-2014. (Aug 2013)

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