Cinquante Cinq 2014 Viognier, $15.29-$16.99, 90 points, was a lovely bright golden color grading clear at the glass shallows.
Aromatic tangerine, orange peel, and honeydew melon with a floral component were wonderful.
Light-bodied, good acidity, and excellent flavors of wet stones, citrus, and melon fruits were outstanding.
Finished well on the trailing palate, a pale spearmint, and an innocuous 12.5% alcohol.
This was a rather bold Viognier, and whether you want your white wine to complement or contrast with your cuisine will determine what you serve this with (think drink by itself too); I complemented mine with broccoli and carrots in a cheddar cheese sauce.
Bought at the Whole Foods of Bedford, NH.
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