2016 Larner Viognier
93 points, Vinous
Limpid straw-yellow. Powerful, mineral-tinged orchard and pit fruit and violet aromas are sharpened by a suggestion of lemon zest. Concentrated yet lively pear, Meyer lemon and nectarine flavors exhibit a suave blend of richness and delicacy. A core of juicy acidity and a smoky mineral nuance keep things energetic through an impressively long finish that leaves a sexy floral note behind.