Deep Sea 2008 Viognier

Yesterday, I was enjoying a beautifully made D’affinois cheese, Marcona almond, and honey sandwich (simple yet amazing) at The Cellar in San Clemente when the server suggested I try the Deep Sea 2008 Viognier.  I am always excited to try a new wine from a winery I am not familiar with, especially when it’s a small, California, family-run winery. 

About the Wine- From the Winery

Deep Sea 2008 Viognier comes from the Central Coast appellation in California.  It has 15.9% alcohol content and retails for $26.  For more information see www.DeepSeaWines.com

Now the Fun Part- Tasting the Wine

This Viognier pours a white gold color.  It has a crisp, floral nose with hints of pear and grapefruit.  It tastes of citrus and pear and ends with a long, creamy finish.  This is rich, thick Viognier but there is enough acidity to provide a balance.  Deep Sea’s 2008 Vigonier was a great choice with my meal…it really complimented the D’affinois and I think it would pair well with many cheeses.  If you have tried any of Deep Sea’s wines, I would love to know what you think…I am glad I took my server’s advice!

My Wine Rating- B+

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