Arrogant Frog Lily Pad White Viognier 2006

Full marks for creativity. As a name and label concept, the “Arrogant Frog” range is all very New World, and I’m sure you don’t need me unravel the various ironies here. The angle is “best of both worlds;” New World approachability combined with Old World character. This is so fraught with stereotypes that I won’t even attempt to engage it, but I can certainly taste and write about what’s

2 thoughts on “Arrogant Frog Lily Pad White Viognier 2006

  1. I have this in a box somewhere and also maybe a dozen or so local Viognier. They are increasing in their quantity, slimy creatures they are…I’ll get myself in the right frame of mind to battle with them shortly 🙂

  2. Good luck with that! I’ll be interested to read your impressions. Personally, I’m in two minds regarding a straight Viognier. On the one hand, I’ve had sublime experiences with a very few (the 2005 Clonakilla included), but more often I struggle to like them, especially when it comes to pairing with food.

    So I’m often left wondering when is a good occasion to open one. Aperitif? Too heavy. Boozy summer afternoon? Not refreshing enough. I’ve yet to figure it out.

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