Fresh figs and citrus characterize this blend of 85% Sémillon and 15% Sauvignon Blanc from some top Columbia Valley vineyards. Sur lie aging adds a creamy concentration, and malolactic fermentation cuts the acids. Good winemaking adds up to a beautiful bottle at a fair price.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.