Domaine Du Viking

Domaine du Viking

Tendre Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2013

Dinner with a friend, brief notes this evening.

Prior notes still apply:
Nose has warmed Granny Smith apple with butter.
Palate had serious zingy acidity to start, but since subsided, now a combo of yellow/green apple, water chestnut and a minerally honey.

Last bottle, amazing, still has many years ahead!

48 Hour Update:
Nose has fried green apples, brown butter, toasted honey, caramel candy, dried apricots, cold green herbs and white flowers.
Palate has tart yellow apple, caramel sauce, saturated oak board, honey, water chestnuts, tart peach jam, Jasmine flowers, with medium acidity and intense finish, lightly drying, very powerful.
We should have opened all the prior bottles two days in advance, this is just approaching the pinnacle of its enjoyment, wow. Enjoy now or the next 2-4 years, from proper storage. Updating from 92 to 94 points.
— 3 months ago

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Oh right up your alley... I know your dying to import wine from the country of Oregon.
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@Severn Goodwin funny you say that! Stay tuned!
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On the edge of my chair!

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