The Jewish Week Guide to Kosher Viognier
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Yatir, Viognier,  Judean Hills, 2009: With a straw color, a medium body and a satiny mouth-feel, this fruit-forward wine has flavors and aromas of apples, pears, honeydew and cantaloupe, with just a hint of fresh churned cream. Drink within a year. Score B+

Skyview Wine and Liquors
5681 Riverdale Ave.
(718) 601-8222

Galil Mountain, Viognier, Upper-Galilee, 2009: This tawny-straw colored, medium-bodied wine has aromas of apricot, peaches and honeydew, with hints of kiwi and oak, and flavors of apricots, persimmons and peaches, with a nice creamy note. Drink now-2012. Score B+

Skyview Wine and Liquors
5681 Riverdale Ave.
(718) 601-8222

Dalton, Reserve, Wild Yeast Fermented Viognier, Upper-Galilee, 2009: This medium-bodied, straw-colored wine has flavors and aromas of quince, apricots, apples and peaches, with hints of gooseberries, lychees, toasty oak and spice. Drink within the next year. Score B+

Union Square Wine & Spirits
140 Fourth Ave.
(212) 675-8100

Goose Bay, Viognier, East Coast, 2009: Straw colored and medium bodied, this New Zealand Viognier has a nose of honeydew, peaches and quince, and flavors of peaches and melons, with a hint of apricots. This wine is showing signs of age. Drink within the next few months. Score B

Liquors Galore
1212 Ave. J 
(718) 338-4166

Wines are scored on an ‘A’-‘F’ scale where ‘A’ is excellent, ‘B’ is good, ‘C’ is flawed, ‘D’ is very flawed, and ‘F’ is undrinkable.  Prices listed reflect the price at the retailer mentioned.


Last Update:

10/11/2011 - 11:06

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