Wine Yalumba, Viongnier, Eden Valley, 2013
Wine of pale yellow color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a fresh, slightly spicy taste, in which the sharp notes of grapefruit cleverly contrasted with delicate tones of white peach and apricot. Soft texture with hints of mineral supplements juicy fruit scheme.
The wine has an intense aroma with hints of peach, apricot and ginger nuances
Wine matches perfectly with light meals, snacks, salads and seafood dishes.
Wine Yalumba, Viongnier made of rather complex and rare Viognier grapes grown in vineyards Eden Valley. To make the wine of 50% of the grapes are 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.
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.