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Wine Of The Day

Friday, 5 October 2007

Our Wine Of The Day is chosen to compliment our dish of today and your palate!

Name: Laurent Miquel Nord/Sud Viognier
Price: €9.99
Available: Exclusive to dunnes Stores
Producer: Laurent Miquel
Grape Variety: Viognier
Country Region: Languedoc, South of France

Tasting notes:
. Laurent's Viognier has a heady lush mix of peach and apricot aromas. 
. Full and rich in flavour it ends with a long citrus tang.
This wine adds another dimension to the Asian and mildly spicy food.
. The wines fruity aromas and flavours act as a perfect back drop to the rich creamy texture of the Korma sauce.

Food Match: 
Always a good match with Asian and Indian foods as well as crab and lobster.

The Miquel family has been producing wine in the Languedoc since the French Revolution. Laurent who is married to an Irish girl (Neasa Corish who is the export Director of the company) has built an international reputation as an expert in the Viognier and Syrah grape varieties.

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