Though the Arizona wine industry is still nascent, there’s some serious quality already. Reds from Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre, as well as Petite Sirah, show real promise. Whites are a little more inconsistent, but varieties like Viognier, Marsanne and Roussanne, as well as Malvasia, can provide intriguing orange peel, clementine and apricot notes with broad, waxy textures offset by good freshness for balance.
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