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2003 Jean-Luc Colombo Viognier La Violette (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Jean-Luc Colombo   details
Appellation: Vin de Pays d'Oc - Languedoc - France (VDP)
Type: white
Varietal: Viognier
Maturity: Mature
Rating: Average/Good
Est. Price: US$11.99
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Tasting Notes:
rated: August 29, 2005 , K&L Wine Merchants
"This 100% Viognier comes from The "Domaine de Salente", an old property of 38 hectares (100 acres) situated 25 miles from Montpellier in the Languedoc region. Jean-Luc Colombo has been the consulting oenologist of the domaine since 1988 and was the first to plant Viognier in the area. All the grapes come from 45 year-old vines. 30% of the wine is matured in one and two-year-old barrels; 70% in stainless steel tanks. Aromas of flowers and peaches lead to a crisp and clean palate that echoes the flavors. This is a great choice served as an aperetif or with mixed appetizers. It is a very versatile wine when paired with food. Drink now and over the next 2 -3 years. " Best 2003-2005
rated: August 30, 2005 , Catherine Granger
2.5 stars "drank it too warm but seemed flat, without the typical aromatic nose of the Viognier. Maybe the bottle had been opened for too long as well."
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