Wine of the Week AU

Whicher Ridge Mademoiselle V Viognier 2016, Geographe, AUD $32

A stunning viognier, tremendously complex yet not heavy or overwrought, some of the spicy, nutty characters derived from barrel fermentation. Hints of stone fruits and honey. An intense, full-bodied, multi-dimensional dry white. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.7%

Ageing: drink now to five years

Food: Spice-rubbed grilled chicken thighs

Stockists: Whicher Ridge Wines (AU only)

Ranked: #2 of 24 2016 Viognier from Australia

Awarded: Top Rank and Top Value

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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