Try Viognier Wine if You Like Chardonnay or Sémillon.

 

Overview of Viognier Wine

Medium bodied, fruit driven wine with low acidity and medium to high alcohol.

 

How To Pronounce the grape Viognier: vee-OWN-yay

 

Why We Like Viognier Wine

  • Viognier is a lower in acidity, which mean it doesn’t give us heartburn like some of the other crisp, racy white wines!
  • Tonnes of delicious fruit flavours and rich texture

 

Flavours and Aromas of the Viognier Variety

  • Fruit: stone fruit, pear, mango, tangerine, lime
  • Floral: rose petals, blossom, honeysuckle
  • Oak: caramel, vanilla, baking spices
  • Other: beeswax

 

Where in the World Does the Viognier Grape Grow?

Old World Viognier Regions

  • Rhone Valley and Languedoc, France
  • Italy
  • Spain

New World Viognier Regions

  • California, USA
  • Australia
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • New Zealand

 

Viognier Wine’s Perfect Food Pairings

  • Pork chops, ham
  • rich fish

 

Interesting Facts About the Viognier Grape:

 

Other Names for the Viognier Varietal:

Durif, Petite Syrah

 

Our Favourite Finds for Viognier Wine

 

Like Viognier? Try A Similar Grape Variety: Marsanne.