Succession Wines 2016 Evolution White Wine, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, $24

This winery on the north shore of Lake Chelan blended Sèmillon and Roussanne from the Ancient Lakes appellation, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most exciting growing regions. On the nose it unfolds with aromas of jasmine and notes of pear and spice. On the palate, it is loaded with flavors of pear, nectarine and kiwi with just a hint of oak, vanilla, all backed with clean, refreshing acidity. It captured a gold medal and earned best in class at the 2017 Wenatchee Wine Awards.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 186 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%

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