How much? R90;
Where? Checker, Checkers, just up your street!;
Why? Petit Verdot and Viognier are my least favourite red and white cultivars respectively for the simple reason that in a blend, a little goes a long way and most often too far. Bottled on its own, Viognier can be too peachy, too big (15% alcohol is not uncommon), too blowsy, too… obvious. It’s also a bugger to pronounce.

Nederberg at the Troyeville Hotel

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Wine of the Day #44: Nederburg Private Bin D212 Viognier 2004

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