Washington Hills 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Washington, $10

By on November 16, 2013

washington-hillsbottle-171Best Buy! Twenty-five years ago, Seattle entrepreneur Harry Alhadeff launched this brand, which he sold to Precept in 2003. Four sites — including historic Otis Vineyard — were brought together for this quaffable, off-dry Sauv Blanc that opens with dried lime, dusty apple and baked pear with maple syrup. Its clean and bright entry carries flavors of fresh-cut Fuji apple, sugared pink grapefruit and more baked pear in the finish.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 2,216 cases

Alcohol: 12.1%

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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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