K Vintners

Art Den Hoed Yakima Valley Viognier

9.0106 ratings
9.019 pro ratings
Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Oregon/Washington, USA
Viognier
Turkey, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Pork, Nuts & Seeds, Hard Cheese, Soft Cheese, Shellfish, Quinoa, Mushrooms, Chili & Hot Spicy, Fish, Herbs, Asian Cuisine, Veal, Potato, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Matt Nason

Little funky off the top but it blows off to a beautiful peach herbal honey style loveliness.

Little funky off the top but it blows off to a beautiful peach herbal honey style loveliness.

Sep 28th, 2018
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.2

White peach and lychee fruit pretty hibiscus floral notes and a creamy texture on the tongue sweet fruit and a nice touch of floral perfume and a touch of white pepper spice excellent

White peach and lychee fruit pretty hibiscus floral notes and a creamy texture on the tongue sweet fruit and a nice touch of floral perfume and a touch of white pepper spice excellent

2 people found it helpfulAug 15th, 2014
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.1

Fruit is from the Yakima Valley. On the nose, nice yellow lilies, jasime, notes of honey, banana peel, peach, apricot and delicate soft minerality. The body is oily & a touch waxy, honeycomb, banana peel inside, peach, melon, guava apricot and delicate soft minerality & yellow lilies, jasime.

Fruit is from the Yakima Valley. On the nose, nice yellow lilies, jasime, notes of honey, banana peel, peach, apricot and delicate soft minerality. The body is oily & a touch waxy, honeycomb, banana peel inside, peach, melon, guava apricot and delicate soft minerality & yellow lilies, jasime.

1 person found it helpfulAug 15th, 2017
Austin Hohnke

Easy drinking despite the 14.5% alc. Ripe pears and peach skin but not overly fruity, weighty, or viscous. A really elegant wine.

Easy drinking despite the 14.5% alc. Ripe pears and peach skin but not overly fruity, weighty, or viscous. A really elegant wine.

May 29th, 2017
Gregory Fulchiero

My "wine of the night" at Pitt Wine Fest 2016

My "wine of the night" at Pitt Wine Fest 2016

May 14th, 2016
Erik Helms

Sommelier/Wine & Beer Buyer Whole Foods Oakland

9.2

Quite the aromatics on this wine! Honeysuckle, lychee, elderflower, pineapple, guava, toasty oak, and vanilla. Palate is layered, crisp, yet creamy, with plenty of acid and oak that develop on the lengthy finish.

Quite the aromatics on this wine! Honeysuckle, lychee, elderflower, pineapple, guava, toasty oak, and vanilla. Palate is layered, crisp, yet creamy, with plenty of acid and oak that develop on the lengthy finish.

Apr 9th, 2016
David L

14' K Vintners Art Den Hoed Vioginer. Full of peach skins, pear, melon, stone. Unlike the Alban… It's lacking a little pepper/spices. Great value and a lot more approachable in it's youth. Would absolutely purchase it again.

14' K Vintners Art Den Hoed Vioginer. Full of peach skins, pear, melon, stone. Unlike the Alban… It's lacking a little pepper/spices. Great value and a lot more approachable in it's youth. Would absolutely purchase it again.

Jan 24th, 2016
David L

K Vintners Art Den Hoed Viognier 14' On the nose I get floral, perfume.The palate is lengthy & full of pear, peach skins. What I enjoy about this… honeydew melon/citrusy/stone lingers slightly on the back of your throat. 30 seconds on the finish. Great value wine!

K Vintners Art Den Hoed Viognier 14' On the nose I get floral, perfume.The palate is lengthy & full of pear, peach skins. What I enjoy about this… honeydew melon/citrusy/stone lingers slightly on the back of your throat. 30 seconds on the finish. Great value wine!

Dec 19th, 2015
Erik Helms

Sommelier/Wine & Beer Buyer Whole Foods Oakland

8.8

Lychee everywhere, honey, not much fruit or floral on nose. Pear dominates the fruit on palate, abv doesn't show, not much acidity, fairly oily in texture, not a smooth mouthfeel.

Lychee everywhere, honey, not much fruit or floral on nose. Pear dominates the fruit on palate, abv doesn't show, not much acidity, fairly oily in texture, not a smooth mouthfeel.

Jul 17th, 2015
Corey Zamora, CSW

Oily, fragrant, high alcohol. This is hard to differentiate form Chard, but damn is it tasty!

Oily, fragrant, high alcohol. This is hard to differentiate form Chard, but damn is it tasty!

Feb 1st, 2015