Clear, pale, gold color with a soft green tinge. Clean nose, medium-light intensity (perhaps it was too cold?); stone fruit, apple, grass, cut hay. Dry wine, medium body, acidity, and finish, waxy mouthfeel as the acidity dissipates; lots of citrus, lime, stone fruit, tart green apple. Read more on oe•no•phile.

WHO: Patricia Green Cellars
WHAT: Sauvignon blanc
WHERE: Willamette Valley, Oregon
WHEN: 2009
HOW MUCH: $20

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