Hogue Cellars Fumé Blanc Columbia Valley 2008
Score: N/A Tasting Notes: Our wine offers the classic varietal combination of tropical fruit and tangy citrus. Ripe guava, peach and apple are balanced by refreshing grapefruit, lemon-lime and grassy notes, along with a touch of vanilla. Sauvignon Blanc is a versatile food wine that pairs well with fresh oysters, seafood salads, or grilled baby artichokes with olive oil and lemon. Web Site: Click Here
THE HOGUE CELLARS™, founded in 1982 by Mike and Gary Hogue, is located in Eastern Washington's Columbia Valley, the premiere grape growing region of the state. The climate and soils of the Columbia Valley produce grapes with intense fruit flavors and high natural acidity. The wines have a liveliness and ripe, zesty fruit flavors that make them ideal complements to a wide range of food.
External Reviews for Hogue Cellars Fumé Blanc Columbia Valley
The fruit is crisp and focused, with a dash of peach rounding out and softening the grapefruit-herbal body. The finish is focused and lingers.
Light and floral, with pretty apple and herb flavors that linger on the pleasantly balanced finish. Drink now.
Mostly Sauvignon Blanc, with 10% Sémillon, this graceful wine opens with some sharp, grassy and grapefruity scents, then softens up a bit, with a textural middle that hints at sage, melon, smoke and herb. Huge improvement over the 2006.
Zippy, herbal style offers a range of grassy, toasty notes around a crisp core of green apple flavor.
Bright and juicy, with herb-scented fig, pear and citrus flavors that echo nicely on the round finish.
Fresh and light, with a green herb overlay to the modest lime and pear fruit. Drink now.
A heavier style Sauvignon Blanc because of the 25% Semillon in the blend. Smoky grapefruit, almond and lime flavors abound. Super value!