Wild Horse Viognier 2007

Viognier from Central Coast, California

Price: $18.79
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Item No. 96742
Style: Rich & Creamy

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.

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Winemaker's Notes

Our 2007 Viognier captures the aromatic charm and richness of this varietal. Grapes for this bottling came from our estate vineyard in Templeton, and the Calleri Vineyard in the Cienega Valley of San Benito County. The Calleri Vineyard offers the spice and depth to provide a fulfilling mouthfeel, while the Wild Horse Estate Vineyard contributes aromas of honeysuckle and citrus complimented by a crisp, delicious finish. Each vineyard lot is divided into a tank and neutral barrel ferment fractions (neutral barrels are casks that have been filled for at least three prior vintages and carry minimal oak flavor and tannin). The tank ferment accentuates the bright citrus and stone fruit characters and preserves the mouthwatering acidity, while the barrel ferment adds richness and viscosity to the mouthfeel for a lingering finish. Finally, a touch of Roussanne is added for hints of pear and honey as well as mid-palate richness.

Learn About Wild Horse Map ItMap It

Located south of Paso Robles in Templeton, California, Wild Horse Winery was founded in 1983 by Ken Volk. Wild Horse Winery was named for the wild mustangs that roamed the hills east of the vineyard estate. These mavericks suggest a free, noble spirit and are the ideal symbol for the Wild Horse Winery commitment to spirited winemaking. The vineyard and winery location was selected...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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