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    Acclaim

    88 points2014 VintageWine SpectatorDecember 31, 2015
    90 Points, Editors' Choice2012 VintageWine EnthusiastSean SullivanMarch 1, 2014
    Best Buy2011 VintageGreat Northwest WineAndy PerdueFebruary 7, 2013

    Best Buy! Launched by Washington wine entrepreneur Harry Alhadeff in the 1980s in the Yakima Valley, Apex Cellars is now part of Precept Wines in Seattle. The winery remains in the Yakima Valley, residing in the Vintners Village in Prosser. This Sauvignon Blanc is a frisky wine with aromas of sweet herbs, freshly mown grass and honeycomb. The palate is highlighted by bright acidity and an immediate hit of lime juice, along with flavors of apple and minerality. It's a yummy wine to pair with scallops, halibut or baked chicken.

     


    90 Points, Best Buy2009 VintageWine EnthusiastPaul GreguttJuly 1, 2011

    Grapefruit and gooseberry scents and flacors mark this as a New Zealand-style Sauvignon Blanc, and a very good one at that. The acidity carries the fruit, and brings a zesty freshness to the finish. - Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast, July 2011


    Best Case for the Holidays2014 VintageThe Seattle TimesNovember 30, -0001

    tasting notes

    Pale straw, with a hint of green, Grapefruit, passion fruit and lime with nuances of fresh garden herb. Firm, bright and minerality-driven. Fuller mouthfeel, finish is defined and will lengthen with time in bottle.

    winemaking notes

    • Vintage: 2014
    • Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
    • Appellation: Columbia Valley
      Harvest Date: September 2014
    • pH: 3.32
    • TA: 7.5 g/L
    • Alcohol: 13.6%
    • Fining: Cross Flow
    • ML: None
    • Yeast: Premier Cuvee
    • Fermentation: 100% Stainless Steal