Elgin Valley Vineyards Viognier 2008

This is a superb wooded Viognier. It has sweet, vanilla fudge on the nose with a rich, full honey palate.

variety : Viognier [ 100% Viognier ]
winemaker : Justin Hoy
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 7.58 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 4.87 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Good for drinking now or age for a year or 2.

about the harvest: The grapes were left to hang until optimal ripeness and hand harvested in the morning.

in the cellar : The grapes were crushed and gently bag pressed then racked directly into a combination of new and second fill American and French Oak barrels. The juice was allowed to undergo a completely natural fermentation in the barrel without any yeast being added. The wine was wood matured for a year before bottling under screw cap.

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