Arrowood Viognier Saralee’s Vineyard Russian River Valley Sonoma Valley 2016

A beautifully aromatic Viognier but not over-done or blousey with lychee, honey, honeysuckle and almond. Despite the alcohol (14.6% ), the wine exudes balance. With assorted cheeses and shrimp. 05.17.18. Recommended

Ampelos Cellars phi (the golden ratio) Viognier Santa Barbara, Ca. 2017

Banana. BLEEEGCK!!! 13.9% alc. 440 cases ... I’d hate to have to be the person with the responsibility of moving this. With leftover fried chicken. 05.07.18. Not Recommended.

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