Price Range: $11–$13
- Ready to Drink: Immediately upon release
- Great recent vintages in Central Coast white wines: 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012°, 2013 °=all-time great vintage
Region: Central Coast, California
At 12 bucks the 2009 TANGENT Paragon Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a working class, steely blue-eyed blonde sporting True Religions and a Michael Kors handbag on her Thursday night out. Don’t mess with her—she’s much more complex than meets the eye. All sex appeal on the exterior with that exuberant lemon-lime zest, but underneath it all she’s one tough sister who’s doin’ it for themselves. –J.M.
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