Review: 2014 Zaca Mesa Viognier Santa Ynez Valley
This creamy viognier offers ample peach and apricot notes, with an almost caramel-like body that gives it some weight. Overtones of white flowers arrive after the wine has a chance to warm up a bit. The crisp acidity of many a viognier is missing here, replaced with overtones of spiced nuts and heavy cream. While it’s something of an odd duck for this grape varietal, it is a better choice for pairing with food than most viognier wines.
B / $18 / zacamesa.com