Mercer Estates 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Horse Heaven Hills, $13

By on July 30, 2016

mercer-estates-sauvignon-blanc-2015-bottleBest Buy! Some of the best Sauvignon Blanc produced in Washington state hails from the Horse Heaven Hills, and the Mercer family reaches into its 525-acre Princeton Vineyard for its first HHH release of this white Bordeaux grape. The nose hints at ripe Golden Delicious apple, baked pear with cinnamon and a touch of toffee. Inside, the fluid is fruit-forward brisk with Asian pear and Granny Smith apple flavors as fresh lemongrass adds complexity within the persistent push of lime juice. Suggested pairings include asparagus, shellfish, grilled white fish and salads with goat cheese.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 3,659 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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