Canoe Ridge Vineyard 2011 Reserve Chardonnay, Horse Heaven Hills, $24

By on July 6, 2013

Canoe Ridge Vineyard in Walla Walla has crafted a tasty Chardonnay from Horse Heaven Hills grapes.This Walla Walla winery with estate vines in the Horse Heaven Hills has a fairly lengthy history going back to the late 1980s. It’s now owned by Precept Wine in Seattle. This opens with aromas of pear, lemongrass, pineapple and butter, followed by flavors of lemon, honeydew melon and banana. It is made in a rich, mouth-filling style that should pair well with Dungeness crab.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,400 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%


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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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