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96 • Von Schleinitz 2008 Weissenberg Single Vineyard, Riesling Kabinett, Mosel $20. Best Buy. Organically Grown Grapes
Delicate aromas of yellow apple, nectarine, banana custard and faint rubber sap with a crisp, fruity medium-to-full body a long tangy, and rich honey cream and golden plum finish. A sensational world class riesling. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
93 • Daniel Gehrs 2010 White Hills Vineyard, Chenin Blanc, Santa Barbara County $18. Best Buy.
Delicate perfumed aromas of peach, Meyer lemon, and nougat with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium body and a long mineral and lime kissed finish. A superb sipper or table wine to pair with scallops and seafood. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
93 • Knapp 2010 Riesling, Finger Lakes $16.95. Best Buy.
Aromas of nectarine, lime curd, and meringue with a silky fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy orange and green apple finish. Great purity. elegance and table friendliness. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Daniel Gehrs 2010 Oak Free, Chardonnay, Central Coast $20. Best Buy.
Aromas of roasted nuts, spicy poached apples, and baked lemons with a silky dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy lime, spice and mineral accented finish. A delicious Chablis-like table wine. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Joseph Carr 2009 Dijon Clone, Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast $19.99. Best Buy.
Delicate buttercream, apple, and lemon tart aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and an elegant, finely balanced, mineral accented finish. Very classy and Burgundian in style that will be great at the table. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Alba 2010 Estate, Gewurztraminer, Warren Hills $15.99. Best Buy.
Golden straw color. Yellow rose, peach, and mango aromas and flavors with a long finish, great depth style and balance. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Glenora 2010 Riesling, Finger Lakes $15.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of tropical flowers, orange blossom honey, and apricot jam with a fruity medium-to-full with a tangy clementine, nectarine and melon accented finish. Very tasty. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Sonoma Coast Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Coast $19.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of roasted yellow pepper, honeyed pineapple, and pear custard with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tart green apple, passionfruit and grassy earth finish. A delicious balanced sipper or table wine. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • Georges Duboeuf 2010 Saint-Véran $17.99. Best Buy.
Straw gold color. Pleasant aromas of apple, honey and nuts with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a juicy sweet citrus, pepper and mineral accented finish. Spot on. (tasted on Oct-02-2011)
91 • Arrow Creek 2010 Coastal Series, Sweet White Wine, California $15.99. Best Buy.
Inviting aromas of honeyed orange cake, mango and pineapple with a supple fruity sweet medium-full body and a juice watermelon, apple and papaya finish. A delicious off-dry picnic wine. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • Hedgeline 2010 Pinot Gris, Oregon $17.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Sake-like aromas of Asian pear, nuts, and lime curd with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long kiwi, melon, lemon and mineral finish. Excellent structure and style. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)