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Lariana Cellars Viognier, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2014
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $23.0 + price will vary
Winery: $23.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -686519
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WineScores' Review

Expressive, racy, stylish.
Lariana Cellars is an Osoyoos estate owned by Dan and Carol Scott.
I'm a big fan of Viognier to begin with, but I like them chic with a bit of restraint, ergo not flabby. Viogner is a notoriously hard grape to deal with, it needs to hang longer than other whites and can easily become over-ripe and unctuous, lacking acidity.
It's a stylish offering, presenting pristine Meyer lemon, fresh ginger, peach and guava with exotic spices. It is also a fresh style, more tangy than oily with excellent fruit expression supported by some smoky and mineral characters. Racy acidity and good persistence.


 
Recommended Pairings
Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Good First Impressions, White Meat Chicken/Pork, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-12-07 14:32:54.0

 

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