Top 10 wines in the US press

Columbia Winery Chardonnay Columbia Valley Washington 2012

columbia-winery-chardonnay-2012-bottleSandra Silfven, writing in the Detroit News, chose to highlight a selection of wines produced by wine giants E.&J. Gallo, which in 2012 set its sights on a new winemaking region – Washington State – purchasing the Columbia Winery and Covey Run. The wines produced from the 2012 vintage she said are “spot on — in taste and price point.”

She said: “Like California, the 2012 vintage in Washington was also spectacular with uninterrupted long sunny days and cool nights. This Chardonnay reflects the style of the Northwest — good acidity and minerality to make the fruit more complex. Swirl and inhale aromas of ripe pear, apple, citrus and tropical notes.

“In the mouth, it’s crisp and dry, with nice body and complexity to complement the fruit with its many tropical nuances. This wine sees no oak and is aged on the lees in stainless steel for nine months. Perhaps what sets it apart and creates the charm is the addition of small amounts of Semillon, Chenin Blanc and a few other varieties.”

Price: $15

4 Responses to “Top 10 wines in the US press”

  1. Rob Barnett says:

    You’d better have someone review your copy before posting…Walla Walla in Oregon?!

    2010 Buty Winery Red Blend “Rediviva of the Stones,” Walla Walla, Oregon, US

  2. Rob Barnett says:

    Same with this post…Columbia Valley in Oregon?!

    2011 Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot Indian Wells, Columbia Valley, Oregon, US

  3. Damien says:

    Better still, you’d better have someone review your copy before titling it “Top 10 wines in the US press” when there are only 9!

  4. Lauren Eads says:

    Hi Damien,

    If you scroll through the story, you will find that there are 10 including the slideshow tab.

    Lauren

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