In continued supplication to the Pacific Northwest sun gods, another in a series of white wine reviews.
Cougar Crest is a Walla Walla area producer. The winery – already receiving high scores from Wine Spectator for a number of years – received a significant boost from Wine Library TV last year.
I liked this wine quite a bit, which is not surprising given my preference for chardonnays fermented in stainless steel.
Next, we’ll take a brief diversion to Lost River Winery before returning to the whites and, hopefully, the sun.
|Cougar Crest Chardonnay 2006||Mineral, lychee, pear, and golden delicious apple aromas leap from the glass. On the taste, this wine is dry and crisp with a touch of mineral and apple on the back end.||$20|