Pend d’Oreille Winery 2013 Chardonnay, Snake River Valley, $18

By on October 19, 2014

pend-d-oreille-winery-chardonnay-nv-labelStephen Meyer began making wine in the Idaho Panhandle two decades ago, and while he relies on Washington’s Columbia Valley for his red program, he buys Idaho fruit for his two styles of Chardonnay. This is a citrusy, food-friendly version with aromas and flavors of Asian pear and minerality with balanced acidity and lemon oil on the finish. Serve with cream-based pasta, shellfish or chicken.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 436 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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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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