Wine Yalumba, Viongnier, Eden Valley, 2010
Wine pale golden yellow color.
The wine has a bright and juicy taste with hints of apricot, honey, clove and citrus notes in the finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals hints of apricot clean combined with tones of honeysuckle and orange oil.
The wine goes well with salads, fish dishes and seafood.
Wine Yalumba, Viongnier, Eden Valley is made of a fairly complex and rare Viognier grapes grown in vineyards Eden Valley. To make the wine of 50% raw wine is fermented and aged in oak barrels for 10 months. To complicate the flavor and improve the taste characteristics of the wine is kept on the lees with regular use of batonnazha.
Because of the rainy September and October 2010 berries ripen very slowly, but the beautiful weather in November and December helped ensure that the grapes grow up healthy and strong. Quiet summer with cold nights without strong temperature changes was the perfect conditions for grapes with excellent flavor characteristics.
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.