Sunday, April 12, 2009

2008 Elgin Vintners Viognier 85 Points

2008 Elgin Vintners Viognier 85 Points

This is the second vintage of Elgin Vintners Viognier, a fantastic wine showcasing it's moderate climate very well, as the vine ages expect a more profound wine........

Clear bright with pale straw hue colour, medium plus viscosity.

Aromas - Fragrant sun ripe white peaches and apricots medley, hints of white rose and jasmine blossom, complex multilayered aroma. Very pure excellent varietal expression of a moderate climate Viognier.

Delicate, juicy, intense flavours follows through, with striking and chiselled laser like acidity, lending ultra cool freshness and vibrancy, rich complex structure intermingle with excellent integration of Romanian oak very well supported by the concentrated fruit structure. Persistent long lingering aftertaste.
Drink now until 2013.

A celebration of power, elegance and finesse. Only 3300 bottles made.

TOMATO CATERING suggest : Grilled game fish such as tuna or swordfish.
Roasted quail
Excellent with pan seared foie gras
Veal sweat bread
Peking duck
Country style pork liver paté

For more details on TOMATO CATERING, please contact Stacey Fullard at

Tasted 04 February 2008.