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'J' - Hoot Owl Vineyard - 2006 Viognier

About $22 from wine club, 9 (1-10)

Like Jessica Rabbit, this is a full and heady bottle of juice - and I use heady in all the positive meanings of the adjective; rich, impressive, and shrewd (if a wine could be, this would be.)

Don't let the score be misconstrued, this is fully worth $22, worth even $50 at a restaurant; but I'm that good at being a cheap bastard. Its a nine because I can do better, even if only a little.

'J' is best Viognier I've had from Sonoma County (Alexander Valley to be more precise), and one of the best there is anywhere. All in all; a big winner even if I think it is a little overpriced.



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