Mercer Estates 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Yakima Valley, $13

By on September 14, 2014

mercer-estates-sauvignon-blanc-2013-bottleBest Buy! Spring Creek Vineyard near Prosser, Wash., is a 330-acre Hogue family site that contributes to the Mercer program for Riesling and spotlighted in this bottling of Sauvignon Blanc. The nose is focused on dusty Granny Smith apple, fresh mint and rosewater. And the pour, it’s racy and steely from start to finish with gooseberry, lime juice and wet stone, making for a dry and delicious drink that’s available in 46 states.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 1,982 cases

Alcohol: 13.3%

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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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