33 Ratings
Zaca Mesa Viognier Estate Bottled Santa Ynez Valley

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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2009 Vintage) On the nose, aromas of honeysuckle and white peach hintat sweetness. However, this wine is dry on the palate with notes of ripe apricot, lemon-lime, melon and lychee. A lingering finish has a touch of minerality, a signature characteristic of our vineyard.

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    a smooth clean crisp flavor that comes off dryer.

    over 5 years
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    over 4 years
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  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/09. Notes of acacia flowers and nectarine combine to give this substantial white lift and elegance. It gains definition with air, balancing bright citrus and ripe stone fruit flavors through the long finish. Try it with the dark meat of a roast chicken.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 11/1/09. “Takes the variety’s exotic, tropical fruit and flower personality and frames it with dryness and crispness to produce that rarest of rarities, a balanced Viognier. Try as a spicier alternative to Chardonnay. - S.H.”