FORTUNATI Viognier, Napa Valley 2015
“Fortunati Estate” Oak Knoll District
Napa Valley 2015

FORTUNATI Viognier, Napa Valley 2015

“Fortunati Estate” Oak Knoll District
Napa Valley 2015
Fortunati Viognier 2015
Retail Price: $32
DDWA Score: 88
Value Rating: 4.1
Great Value
Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: December 3, 2021
Cases Produced: 250
Where to Buy:
Fortunati Vineyards

Gary and Ellen grow three rows of Viognier on their Oak Knoll property…enough to make around 200 cases each vintage. Perfectly exotic for the grape, the wine shows dried pineapple, lemon curd, mango, fresh ginger and honeycomb smells and flavors. Rich texture, no barrel flavors. Many Napa wineries offer lesser Viogniers for 50% more $.

About Fortunati

Gary and Ellen Luchtel started Fortunati (“Lucky” in Italian) in the mid 2000s. Most of their wines are estate fruit from their 10 acres in the Oak Knoll District (everything except Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel). Gary is a self-taught winemaker, graduating from home-winemaking when he started Surh-Luchtel Winery in the 1990s. Fortunati is 100% Direct to Consumer. If you visit and taste with Gary and/or Ellen, you will undoubtedly walk away with a case or two of their wines.

 

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