Tortoise Creek Chardonnay/Viognier 2006

White Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $12.29 $9.49
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Item No. 93243

Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 70% Chardonnay / 30% Viognier

The Chardonnay and Viognier grapes are produced by select growers from the coop of Argeliers, located between Narbonne and Beziers in the Minervois appellation. Producing perfectly ripe fruit is a testament to the warm climate and gravely soils there. An explosion of peach, melon and mineral flavors make this a gorgeous apéritif wine! Absolutely no oak. Try it with chicken Alfredo, baked fish or shrimp-based pasta dishes.

Learn About Tortoise Creek

Tortoise Creek wines come from the southern French area known as the Languedoc. For many years, the region was mainly known as a producer of good vin ordinaire due to the remarkable weather conditions and vast array of quality growing areas. But, as the average wine-drinking consumer began to look for more then vin ordinaire, many wine makers in the region reacted and employed...

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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 Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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