Pacific Rim Winemakers 2012 Chenin Blanc, Columbia Valley, $10

By on May 3, 2013

Washington wineBest Buy! This winery in the shadow of Red Mountain near West Richland, Wash., is best known as one of the top Riesling producers in the United States. This is a rare non-Riesling bottling. It opens with aromas of fresh cane sugar, pear and dried apple, followed by flavors of apricot, cardamom and lemon curd all backed with a hint of residual sugar.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 2,700 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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