Viognier is a wine with unique characteristics. The color is a very bright-straw yellow. On the nose it is very floral, typically revealing citrus flowers, narcissus, gardenia and lavender. But the defining aromas of Viognier are gooseberry, acacia and apricot. On the palate it is warm and round, with a medium freshness, moderate sapidity and persistent finish.
Viognier is a fairly full-bodied, round and fruity wine that can support a variety of hearty dishes like Pumpkin Tortelli alla Mantovana, Spaghetti with Clams, Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Vegetables, Sweet and Sour Pork, Vitello Tonnato, Ravioli di Parmigiana, Truffle Risotto, Spaghetti Carbonara, Tagliatelle with Porcini Mushrooms. .