Original
5 Ratings
Francois Villard Les Contours de Deponcins Viognier

Wine Details

Varietal

Viognier

Style

White

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) This heady Northern Rhone white exemplifies everything we love about Viognier. Its aromas of white flowers, apricots and peaches jump out of the glass, but on the palate it's bright, juicy, and finishes clean.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2008 Vintage) "This sports extra ripeness for the vintage, with layers of quince, mango, green plum and pear held together by bright fennel, orange blossom and mineral notes that extend through the finish. Long and enticing. Drink now through 2011. 790 cases made." 93 Points - Wine Spectator100% Viognier. Condrieu is from the French word "coin de ruisseau" meaning corner of the brook.PRODUCER:"Known as a Condrieu "master", Francois has grown his tiny domaine from 4 to 7 hectares and still produces a mi...