Mercer Canyons 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $13

By on July 19, 2014

mercer-canyons-chardonnay-2012-bottleBest Buy! One of Washington’s oldest and largest sites for Chardonnay is Sagemoor Vineyard overlooking the Columbia River north of the Tri-Cities, and it contributes mightly to this second label for Mercer Estates in Prosser. It’s loaded with apple, pear and starfruit aromas and flavors, and comes backed by lemony acidity — a formula that will serve this well with white fish such as cod and halibut.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 2,014 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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