Les vins des coteaux alpins \ Grape varieties
It is an ancient grape vineyards of Condrieu and Ampuis. It is also found in many South of France Vins de Pays where it is vinified alone in most cases.
Viognier is is part of vine appellations Condrieu, Château Grillet - vinifié seul -, Côte rôtie, Côtes du Rhône,...
It produces high quality wines, fat, soft to the limit of smoothness, very fine, very fragrant, sometimes lacking a good acidity and may sometimes have a slight bitterness. Serve cool but not chilled, as an aperitif or to accompany fish, crayfish, quenelles Lyonnaise or white meat.
Viognier can also be used to develop semi-sparkling or sparkling wines.
Aromas of apricot, oak, honeysuckle, wax, lime, quince, spices, almond blossom, flower hawthorn, dried fruit, toasted, iris, mango, acacia honey with which aging brings a touch of musk , mineral, gingerbread, fish, tobacco, lime, violet, ...