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Date Printed: 4/25/2015
Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier 2009
Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier 2009
(search item no. 104649)
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Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/25/2015: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91 points
2013 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2012 Decanter rating: 93 points
2011 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 vintage of Eden Valley Viognier is perfumed and luscious - displaying all the essence of the Viognier variety. It has pure aromas of apricot nectar, lifted honeysuckle and orange oil perfume. The palate is long, rich and luscious, with intense stone fruit - particularly apricots - finishing with an aromatic citrus freshness. Perfect with Moroccan food, spiced duck and anything lamb.
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About Yalumba:

Yalumba is Australia's oldest family-owned winery, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful wineries, owned by 5th generation Robert Hill-Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolades for its outstanding wines, and for its leadership in viticultural innovation and sustainable farming. Yalumba was the first winery in the world to be recognized with the Climate Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (2007), earned the International Green Apple Gold Award from House of Commons (U.K. 2011), and was the first winery outside the United States to win the BRIT International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition (2013). The Yalumba portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to the Samuel’s Garden line to capture the essence of the classic Rhone-influenced varietals of the Barossa and Eden Valleys, explores sub-regional complexity through innovative, modern wines in the Hand Pickedline, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare and Fine wines including Signature and Octavius.