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95 • Maryhill 2010 Viognier, Columbia Valley $11.95. Best Buy.
Pure golden silver color. Perfumed aromas of lavender, lilac, lychee, and golden plums with a satiny, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, spicy, balanced peach and pear-apple cider finish. A spot-on, delicious viognier that is sure to please. (tasted on Dec-05-2011)
91 • Barboursville 2010 Reserve, Viognier, Virginia $22.
Pale golden color. Aromas of honeycomb, peach cake, and lemon custard with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, citrus and spice accented finish. Very elegantly styled. (tasted on Jan-09-2012)
91 • Martha Clara Vineyard 2009 Viognier, North Fork of Long Island $18.99.
Pale golden straw color. Aromas of dried flowers, nectarine souffle, and vanilla meringue with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, Meyer lemon and nougat accented finish. A complex, stylish viognier that will shine at the table. (tasted on Jan-09-2012)
89 • Concannon 2010 Reserve, Viognier, Livermore Valley $20.
Bright golden yellow color. Aromas of honey drizzled nectarine, delicate spice, and pound cake with a silky light-to-medium body and an apple and lime accented finish. (tasted on Jan-09-2012)
87 • Whitewater Hill Vineyards 2010 Viognier, Grand Valley $14. Best Buy.
Pretty pale golden amber color with a silver cast. Aromas of spicy, baked apricot chutney and pistachio buttercream with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light body and a breezy citrus, peach pie, and praline finish. (tasted on Jan-09-2012)
81 • Capay Valley Vineyards 2011 Estate Bottled, Viognier, Capay Valley $12.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright golden yellow color. Smoky, sulfury grilled fruit and struck match aromas with a soft, dryish light body and a tart, terse, guava, lemon and melon rind accented finish. Potential interesting, but clamped down by sulfur. (tasted on Dec-05-2011)