Ryan Patrick 2014 Naked Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $12

By on October 6, 2016

ryan-patrick-nakedBest Buy! Unoaked and unadorned, Ryan Patrick’s Naked Chardonnay from Columbia Valley grapes is exactly what a steel Chardonnay should be: crisp, clean pear, lemon and lime elements show off on both the nose and palate, with a Granny Smith underlay and then bright acidity to close. Pair with a delicate wine-poached Dover sole and cilantro garnish. This earned a gold medal at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 2,823 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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