A few days ago I had the 2006 vintage. This is very similar.
Clear, extremely pale straw color.
Smell of grapefruit, maybe peach, clean, maybe a bit of wet flint.
Rich mouthfeel, grapefruit flavor, both in terms of fruit and of acid. Unlike last year's vintage, not a bit petillant.
Tart citrus-like acid makes this a nice foil for Thanksgiving leftovers.
The next day unchanged.
I think it's a tossup whether the 2006 is better or whether this is. They're both quite nice, but let me try a few more Viogniers I have bottles of before I declare which ones I'd buy more of.
2 days ago