Viognier may be an acquired taste, but frankly, so is all wine. It's one of my favorite whites, and its relative thickness - think of viscosity in the context of an oil change in your car, but in a good way - powerful aromas, and hint of honey even when it's bone-dry are my favorite characteristics. "Experts" will tell you that the best ones come from France's Condrieu region, and here in the US, good wines with that name (appellation) can fetch $60-80-100. Yep. So until fairly recently, those prices, its tough-to-pronounce name ("Vee-uh-nyay") and the fact that it wasn't grown or sold much as a named varietal rather than by the place name meant that few people outside wine…

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