|Origin:||Cedar Lane Vineyards|
|Varietal:||100 % Viognier|
|Harvest Process:||Hand picked and whole cluster pressed|
|Harvest chemistries:||pH 3.60, total acidity 0.51 g/100 ml, Brix 25.7|
|Barrel type:||80% 5 year old French Oak barrels and 20% stainless steel barrels|
The 2009 Gesture Viognier is a bright pale straw color with aromas of apricot, peach and honeysuckle. It's crisp acidity, bright spicy fruit and mouth filing viscosity are hallmarks of the Arroyo Seco Appellation, with it's long cool growing season and rocky well drained soil. In order to highlight this wines pure varietal character, the 2009 Viognier was fermented in 5-year-old oak and stainless steel barrels with no malolactic fermentation. This wine is a perfect match with shellfish, exotic Indian and Caribbean dishes or simply enjoyed with nuts and cheeses.