Jean-Luc Colombo Viognier La Violette 2006

Viognier from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $14.99
Item No. 91353
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Brilliant, light straw

Bouquet: The nose offers intense aromas of acacia, yellow peaches and exotic fruits.

Taste: Very elegant and harmonious, its freshness allows the fruit to fully develop.

Serving suggestions: A seductive wine to be enjoyed with appetizers and hors d'oeuvres.

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Matt - Santa Barbara, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
This was very mild. The aroma was no where near the quality of other viogniers I've had. This was an enjoyable wine, but just didn't hold up to what I expect of a viognier.
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Neil Cash - Stony Brook, NY (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/20/2010)
Wine is flat, off flavors, poor storage, possibly overheated.
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Learn About Jean-Luc Colombo Map ItMap It

A native of Marseilles, Colombo first developed a strong admiration for the wines of the Rhone Valley in the late 1970s as a pharmacy student. A devotee of the Syrah grape, Colombo was convinced that the northern Rhone appellation of Cornas offered enormous and, at the time, unrecognized potential for producing super-quality Syrah wines. After earning degrees in pharmacy and...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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Learn About Viognier

Viognier(vee-ohn-YAY) Viognier is best known for producing the rich, aromatic white wines of the Northern Rhone. Once a pricey commodity of the area, it's now much easier to find and drink. The perfumed grape creates wines of distinct aromas and flavors. Lower in acid and even lower yielding, Viognier kept to itself in Southern France until some traveling winemakers took hold of...

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