Bonny Doon 2017 Vin de Glaciere Viognier (Santa Ynez Valley) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Bonny Doon 2017 Vin de Glaciere Viognier (Santa Ynez Valley)

Rating
90
Price
$20
Winery
Variety
Region
Wine Type
Alcohol
11.4%
Bottle Size
375 ml
Issue Date
9/1/2018
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Made by freezing the grapes prior to extraction, this dessert wine shows candied red apple, dried honeydew and a hint of tuberose on the nose. The palate is viscous but balanced by zesty acidity that penetrates deep into the finish, offering flavors of lime spritz and apple syrup. Matt Kettmann

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98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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