Wednesday, March 14, 2018
2017 Hedges Family Estate CMS Sauvignon Blanc
The 2017 CMS Sauvignon Blanc from Hedges Family Estate is a brand new, freshly bottled offering that is a very nice surprise compared to the thousands of other options you have. This wine doesn't stun you with the color, but rather the incredibly aromatic displays of lemon peel, pineapple and pear. It's not overbearing with lemongrass or fresh cut grass like many of it's brothers and sisters of the same varietal. While that's quite typical of SB, a little can go a long way! And just like 99% of white wines, I tasted this one at right around room temperature of 70 degrees. I do that to get the real feel of the wine. If you're looking for something refreshing, pop this in the fridge and drink it with a slaw dog and fried mushrooms! Made in the traditional Sauvignon Blanc style, but this has a fuller mouthfeel with less brightness than typical SB's. It's a very welcoming surprise and I'm a really big fan!
Columbia Valley, Washington
Suggested retail price: $14.00
Drink The Bottles score: 89/100
To me, this wine screams, "I am a perfect daily drinker and something that most everyone can afford." This wine won't break...
Once in awhile you pop and cork and get so excited because of the incredible color that is displayed on the cork. When I pulled the co...
Man, this one is BIG! I received this bottle of 2014 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Armillary Cabernet Sauvignon last week and let it r...
Spring is the most pleasant time of the year. Days start to get longer and warmer, and spending time outside suddenly feels very invi...