- Published: 20 August 2013 20 August 2013
What is it with Chile and snappy wines these days? I literally ran up and down the road tracking this bottle, made by well-known Chilean producer, Casillero de Diablo, from the courier, so I am pleased it deserves comment.
Viognier has been off the radar for many mainstream drinkers but has lots to offer in the way of refreshing full flavour and affordable quality. I took this bottle to a friends house for a tapas style dinner, where everything from artichokes in olive oil, anchovies in vinegar, to baked cod and chorizo were served. The viognier easily complimented the array of flavours and washed away the oil from the palate leaving it cleansed for the next mouthful.
One bottle never lasts long if people are enjoying it… needless to say, this one didn't either.
Casillero del Diablo Viognier, £7.99 from many retailers.
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