2016 Viognier 2015 Viognier 2014 Viognier 2013 Viognier 2012 Viognier

“All Ojai Alisal wines are made exclusively with grapes from vineyards farmed by hand in Upper Ojai, CA.”
 

VIOGNIER

For the 2016 Viognier we returned to barrel aging in neutral French oak. Our Viognier has a light golden color and on the nose, a classic bouquet of white flowers, and ripe fruit. Its crisp and well balanced on the palate with a bright acidity and flavors of citrus, peaches and nectarines, with notes of caramel.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Viognier
  • HARVEST: August 16, 2015
  • AGING: 4 months in stainless steel tanks and 3 months in neutral French oak
  • ALCOHOL: 14.7%
  • BOTTLING: March 28, 2017
  • PRODUCTION: 41 cases

With aromas of citrus, melon and stone fruits on the nose, our 2015 Viognier is crisp with a great minerality and flavors of melons, apricots, and citrus. Different from previous vintages, this Viognier was made entirely in stainless steel.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Viognier
  • HARVEST: August 17, 2015
  • AGING: 12 months in stainless steel tanks
  • ALCOHOL: 15.0%
  • BOTTLING: May 14, 2016
  • PRODUCTION: 18 cases - sold out

The 2014 Viognier has a light golden color and a subtle floral bouquet with notes of stone fruit, and citrus overtones. The few months in neutral oak adds body and structure. Crisp and well balanced with flavors of citrus, melon, apricots, and peaches.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Viognier
  • HARVEST: July 29, 2014
  • AGING: 4 months in neutral oak barrels and 5 months in stainless steel
  • ALCOHOL: 14.4%
  • BOTTLING: May 7, 2015
  • PRODUCTION: 37 cases - sold out
GOLD MEDAL - 2016

The 2013 Viognier has a light golden color and a subtle floral bouquet with notes of stone fruit, and citrus overtones. Oak adds body and structure that sets our Viognier apart. Crisp and well balanced with flavors of citrus, apricots, a touch of spiciness and bright acidity.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Viognier
  • HARVEST: August 21, 2013
  • AGING: 12 months in stainless with a brief exposure to new oak
  • ALCOHOL: 14.6%
  • BOTTLING: August 9, 2014
  • PRODUCTION: 60 cases - sold out
SILVER MEDAL

The 2012 Viognier has a clear golden color and a rich aromatic bouquet with notes of citrus, tropical fruit and white flowers. Barrel fermentation in neutral French oak creates body and structure that sets our Viognier apart. Intense flavors of citrus and stone fruit finish with a lingering spiciness and bright acidity.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Viognier
  • HARVEST: August 17, 2012
  • AGING: two months in stainless steel tanks followed by 16 months in neutral oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 14.7%
  • BOTTLING: March 8, 2014
  • PRODUCTION: 47 cases - sold out
SILVER MEDAL - 2015