Wine Yalumba, Viongnier, Eden Valley, 2009
Wine pale golden color with a greenish tint.
The rich and juicy taste of wine with good acidity present bright shades of stone fruits, mainly - apricot. At the finish there citrus freshness.
The aroma of wine is dominated by pure note of apricot nectar in harmony with notes of honeysuckle and orange oil intonations.
The wine goes well with salads, fish dishes and seafood.
Yalumba - one of the most successful wineries in Australia, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith - British brewer, which is in search of a new life with his family moved to the green continent from the British Isles. Smith bought 30 acres of land in the south-east section of Angastona and named "Yalumba", which translated from the Aboriginal language means "all the land around". In 1985, Robert Smith, a spokesman for the 6th generation of the family, became the general manager of the company. Success and now the company's position in the market associated with his name.
Peter Wall, chief winemaker firms conquered Rhone grape varieties, was obsessed with the idea of creating wines from varieties Shiraz and Viognier. In 1979, he landed the first vine varieties Viognier in an area of only 1.2 hectares, now this vineyard has reached a record high of 29 hectares and is the largest vineyard Viognier in Australia.
Company Yalumba - the card Barossa Valley. Manufacture of wines from varieties Shiraz and Viognier - the main component of the company's success. Today, the combination of these two kinds of very fashionable among winemakers in Australia. Yalumba - one of the few wine producers in the world, engaged in manufacturing and even their own barrels, which are made by the old technology.