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2015 Favia Suize Viognier

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May 5, 2024 - $56



92James Suckling

This is an impressive viognier with great density and brightness. Full body, phenolic tension and undertones of lemon zest and green apples. Lemon curd, too. Long and transparent.

92Jeb Dunnuck

Tangerine, white flowers, and some salinity all emerge from this medium-bodied, vibrant white that has plenty of richness as well as juicy acidity.

91Vinous / IWC

...ample and creamy, and yet conveys tons of varietal character. Apricot, chamomile and dried flowers are front and center.

90The Wine Advocate

...delivers pretty ripe peaches, ripe Bosc pears and apple pie scents with hints of allspice, fresh ginger and baking bread. Medium-bodied with soft acid and bold, spicy fruit in the mouth, it has a pleasant suggestion of oiliness to the texture and savory finish.


United States, California, Napa Valley

Napa Valley AVA is the most famous winemaking region in the United States and one of the most prestigious in the world. With nearly 43,000 acres of vineyards and more than 300 wineries, it is the heart of fine wine production in the United States. Winemaking started in Napa in 1838 when George C. Yount planted grapes and began producing wine commercially. Other winemaking pioneers followed in the late 19th century, including the founders of Charles Krug, Schramsberg, Inglenook and Beaulieu Vineyards. An infestation of phylloxera, an insect that attacks vine roots, and the onset of Prohibition nearly wiped out the nascent Napa wine industry in the early 20th century. But by the late 1950s and early 1960s Robert Mondavi and other visionaries were producing quality wines easily distinguishable from the mass-produced jug wines made in California’s Central Valley. Napa Valley’s AVA was established in 1983, and today there are 16 sub-appellations within the Napa Valley AVA. Many grapes grow well in Napa’s Mediterranean climate, but the region is best known for Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay is also very successfully cultivated, and about 30% of the AVA’s acreage is planted to white grapes, with the majority of those grapes being Chardonnay,


White Wine, Viognier

This is a full-bodied white variety has plenty of natural aromatics such as peach and violets. It’s a low yielding fruit, so it is grown for its taste over its economics. Viognier is considered an ancient grape and an early favorite of the Roman emperors.