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90 • Molino Viejo 2009 Chardonnay, Lontue Valley $8.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden yellow color. Aromas of roasted pineapple, nougat, and apple custard. Supple and silky with a fruity medium body. Crisp pineapple and delicate spiced nut finish. A spot on, lightly oaked chardonnay. (tasted on Aug-23-2010)
90 • Coyote Canyon Winery 2009 "Downtown White" , Columbia Valley $9.99. Best Buy.
Creamy tropical fruit custard aromas with tangy, fruity medium body and a long, apple and exotic spice finish. Tasty. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
90 • Loredona 2009 Pinot Grigio, Monterey $8.99. Best Buy.
Fruity peach marmalade and baked orange aromas with a tangy, fruity medium body and a nougat finish. Delicious. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
89 • Trascampanas 2009 Rueda $10. Best Buy.
Golden yellow color. Bright tropical notes of passionfruit, guava, kiwi, and waxy honeycomb with a crisp dry-yet-fruity medium body and a pure tangy passionfruit pulp finish. Very tasty and refreshing; pair with scallops. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
89 • Alba NV "Mainsail White", Warren Hills $8.99. Best Buy.
Reserved aromas of apple, lemon and beeswax with a dry light-to-medium body and crisp, mineral finish. Elegant and white Bordeaux-like. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
89 • Concannon 2009 Selected Vineyards, Pinot Grigio, Central Coast $10. Best Buy.
Nectarine, buttermilk frosting, and apple aromas with a creamy dry-yet-fruity medium body and a lemon curd finish. Tasty. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
88 • Echeverria 2010 Classic, Sauvignon Blanc, Curico Valley$8.90. Best Buy.
Golden silver color. Creamy tropical fruit salad and grapefruit sherbet aromas. Soft with a dry-yet-fruity medium body. Finishes with a long, tangy citrus, grass and mint accented finish. Very tasty. (tasted on Aug-23-2010)
88 • John B. 2009 Riesling, Robertson $9. Best Buy.
Golden yellow color. Bold aromas of honeycomb, triple creme cheese rind, and baked nectarines and apples with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium body and an tangerine and earth accented finish. Distinctive. (tasted on Sep-20-2010)
88 • Grandmaster 2009 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley $8.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Aromas and flavors of apple and pineapple with good depth and balance and a refreshing finish. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
88 • Glenora NV Cayuga White, Finger Lakes $8.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Buttery nut, dried pear and sugared lime aromas with a crisp, tangy apple finish. A very pleasant sipper. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)