2010 Cold Heaven Viognier


  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Santa Ynez Valley
Drink between 2012 - 2014 (Edit)
CT88 14 reviews
Label borrowed from 2009
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    October 23, 2013 - With lots of minerality on the nose and not much of the ripe peachy fruit you would expect. Doesn't seem much like viognier from California and I am not sure if that is good or bad.

  • JonnyG Does not like this wine: (84 points)

    May 31, 2013 - Flat and uninspired, with muted fruit and an off-putting astringency.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    May 22, 2013 - Somewhat muted for a viognier. But just opened too. Odd. Not sure about this bottle.

  • wine strategies (TWP) wrote:

    February 23, 2013 - Served double-blind at a CT offline. jdietz's note from 2011 still rings true, this is showing well, and, thankfully, was absent any of the blowsy banana split and orange marmalade that so often seems to accompany domestic Viognier. Fresh, still light on its feet, with purpose and clarity. Quite nice, and a welcome surprise. 14,0% abv, with at least a solid year yet ahead.

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  • toast1966 wrote:

    May 1, 2012 - Going away party at Dana's.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/13/2013 (link) 92 points

    (Cold Heaven Viognier) Light lemon yellow color; appealing, lemon cream, tart pear nose; rich, creamy textured, tart pear, pear cream, lemon cream palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type White
  • Producer Cold Heaven
  • Varietal Viognier
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Santa Ynez Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 22 (46%)
  • Consumed 26 (54%)

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