Viognier is the famously aromatic grape behind the rare (and expensive) Condrieu in France’s Northern Rhône. There, it’s known for its apricot flavors. As you’ll taste, the Languedoc’s long hours of sunshine bring out another side of its personality – tropical fruit power. And few know how to draw out waves of heady guava, honeysuckle and lime like the winemaking team at the Bonfils family’s Château Millegrand-Mourral, one of the Languedoc’s leading estates.
Here’s top UK critics The Wine Gang on the Bonfils family and a past vintage of this special Reserve de la Famille:
“With its peaches and cream nose, its broad, round palate and its clean fresh finish, this is a very superior varietal Viognier from Bonfils. There’s complexity here, too, with a touch of cinnamon spice and a real sense of the heady perfume of a late summer garden.”
Enjoy this exotic, mouthfilling 2014 as a luxurious aperitif, or with equally full-flavored meals. It’s an especially great match for rich seafood dishes – think classic and French, like lobster au gratin or cognac shrimp in beurre blanc sauce.
Order today for your taste of southern French sunshine.