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89 • Dr. Zenzen 2008 Elite, Riesling, Rheinhessen $13.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of peach yogurt and waxy lemon have a hint of rubber band. Sharply crisp with a tart dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a mossy wet limestone and honeycomb accented finish. A very adult dry riesling with a lot of earthy character. Pair with grilled fish. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
88 • Philipps-Eckstein 2008 Graacher Himmelreich, Riesling Hochgewächs, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer $9.99. Best Buy. Organically Grown Grapes
Lemon yogurt and roasted almond nougat aromas with a crisp, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a racy, mouthwatering green apple and baked kiwi finish. A refreshing off dry sipper. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
87 • Cupcake 2009 Riesling, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer $13.99. Best Buy.
Aromas lemon curd, peaches, and coconut cream with a silky fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a relaxed peach and orange marmalade finish. A nice steady sipper. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
87 • Blüfeld 2009 Riesling, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer $10.99. Best Buy.
Very pale silvery straw color. Bright aromas and flavors of lemon, nectarine, and earth with a very crisp and fruity medium body and a zippy, tart green apple finish. A very nice off-dry sipper or pair with spicy Mexican food. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
86 • E-Z (EASY) NV Riesling-Rivaner, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer $5.99. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw color. Nectarine marmalade, cantaloupe sorbet, and banana meringue aromas with a round, zesty fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tart green apple and lime peel finish. A great choice for grilled fish or crab. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
85 • St. Anneliese 2008 Liebfraumilch, Rheinpfalz $4.49. Best Buy.
Honeyed peach and apple and lemon cake aromas with a soft, silky light-to-medium body and crunchy green and red apple and lightly smoky mossy stone finish. A relaxed, easy going sipper. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
84 • Pinot Evil NV Pinot Grigio, Hungary $21.99/3L Cask.|Find-a-Wine|
Silvery beige color. Aromas of cream nougat and lemon chiffon with a soft dryish light-to-medium body and a lightly crisp melon rind, yellow apple, and earth finish. Clean and easy. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)