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92 • Stephen Vincent 2011 Chardonnay, California $11.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden straw color. Aromas of whole pineapple, roasted nuts, apples, and clay with a crisp, dryish medium body and a mineral, citrus, and earth accented finish. A very nice Old World styled chardonnay. Impressive in its restraint and balance. (tasted on Sep-05-2013)
92 • Knapp 2012 Vignoles, Finger Lakes $10.95. Best Buy.
Golden yellow color. Aromas of caramel apple, lemon tart, and pineapple cake with a crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy mandarin orange and Key lime accented finish with nice chewy fruit tannins. A superb, refreshing and delicious off-dry vignoles. (tasted on Sep-19-2013)
91 • HandCraft 2011 Chardonnay, California $12.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden yellow color. Aromas of poached apples, creamy bread pudding, and nougat with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a nicely balanced sweet citrus curd and spice finish. Excellent vibrancy and finesse. (tasted on Sep-05-2013)
91 • Johnson Estate 2012 Freelings Creek Reserve, Sweet, Riesling, Lake Erie $12.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of dried citrus, grassy herbs, and peach pit with a very fruity medium body and a tangy, honeyed apricot, Meyer lemon and mineral driven finish. Delicious and more fruity than sweet with great balancing acidity. (tasted on Sep-17-2013)