TeSòAria Vineyard & Winery 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Southern Oregon, $35

By on July 27, 2016

tesoaria-sauvignon-blancVegan vintner John Olson bought this Roseburg, Ore., winery in 2008 and opened a Portland tasting room five years later. He crafts a wide variety of wines, and this Sauvignon Blanc is one of his best. Aromas of grass, green herbs and muskiness lead to flavors of crisp Granny Smith apple and fresh-cut herbs. Bright yet elegant acidity makes this a sure bet with shellfish, chicken or pork. It merited best of class at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition, a judging staged two months following the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, where this wine also earned a double gold.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 194 cases

Alcohol: 13.3%

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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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