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2008 Yalumba Y Series ViognierSCORE: 89

I’ve been drinking the 2008 Yalumba “Y” Series Viognier all summer. 

It features a sublime texture, flavors of white peach and honey with a little dried apricot in the background, all supported by a pleasant minerality often reserved for old world and higher priced wines.  Chardonnay lovers looking for a change of pace will appreciate the lanolin-like texture, and certainly notice the hightened aromatics this wine provides. Read More