Yalumba Y Series Viognier 2005

Viognier from Barossa Valley, Australia

Price: $9.29
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The 2013 vintage is available for: $12.99
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Item No. 88067
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

Golden in color, the Yalumba Viognier is an enchanting wine with aromas of lemon and honeysuckle with hints of spice. The palate is rich, luscious and silky with juicy tropical fruit, citrus and lychee. These exotic flavours are intensified when paired with food - try with lightly spiced Asian dishes such as stir-fry noodles or a green chicken curry.

"An undeniable bargain." The exotic apricot, peach, and litchi nut-scented and flavored 2005 Viognier possesses enough zesty acidity to provide balance and freshness to its flamboyant style." - The Wine Advocate"


"...Tangy and bright in the mouth, the citrus flavors precise but also nicely filled in, with a note of dried peach lingering through the powerful, spicy finish. Another outstanding example of this variety at a remarkable price from this Australian viognier pioneer."
-International Wine Cellar

"Sunny, summery pretty: While this wine is almost always a good value, it's particularly good this vintage. Honeysuckle, melon, pear and other stone fruit flavors are delivered in a medium-sized package; the wine is pretty complex too, especially considering its price point. A house pour for this summer if ever there was one."
- Wine Enthusiast

Throughout its history, Yalumba has been willing to take a risk and back its judgement on a new variety, a new style, or a new direction, without losing sight of traditional strengths. Nowhere is this more evident than in the winery's pioneering work in Australia with the rare and alluring Rhône grape variety, Viognier.

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Learn About Yalumba Map ItMap It

Yalumba is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1949 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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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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