2006 Failla Viognier Alban Estate Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Edna Valley
Drink between 2007 - 2009 (Edit)
CT90 7 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • Paigeverde wrote: (89 points)

    June 1, 2013 - Still drinking well....likely not many more years left in it, but certainly enjoyable.

  • mxpbuy wrote: (90 points)

    August 10, 2010 - Sampled 8/9/10. This wine took a full hour to open. Some very nice apricot and tropical fruits in an understated and classy style. Not particularly sweet, but not too dry either. A very well balanced wine that stil lhas couple very good years left in it.

  • KeithAkers wrote: (88 points)

    November 14, 2009 - Fight Night Wines V (matt's, highland park IL): nose: rich and big nose of oils, white fruits, peaches, and bits of peach blossoms. Good depth, but almost too rich on the nose

    taste: full bodied with big tones of oils, peaches, tropical citrus', and tones of white fruits. There is some noticeable heat that bites on the back end

    overall: The heat is a bit much. This is also very big for a viognier and its hard to gauge it. If this got chilled down a bit, the heat may not be as noticeable

  • tskrueger wrote: (92 points)

    December 1, 2008 - Drank w/ dad on Thanksgiving on his request (surprised that he requested a white wine)...Let this breathe for an hour or 2 and come to nearly room temp...This is still one of the best domestic viogniers on the market! Delicious.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)

    (Failla Viognier Alban Vineyard Edna Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type White
  • Producer Failla
  • Varietal Viognier
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Alban Estate Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Edna Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 28 (33%)
  • Consumed 56 (67%)

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