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88 • Westport Rivers 2008 Riesling, Southeastern New England $17.99. Sustainable Agriculture
Rich golden yellow color. Bright aromas of apricot jam, Meyer lemon, and golden raisin with a soft, oily dry-yet-fruity medium body and a touch of botrytis, honey baked apple, and lime zest on the gentle finish. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
88 • Dr. Konstantin Frank 2009 Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $14.99. Best Buy. Sustainable Agriculture
Aromas of melon and peach butter with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a grassy earthy mineral and tart green apple skin, persimmon, and lemon zest finish. A good choice for mussels and oysters. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
88 • Dr. Konstantin Frank 2009 Semi-Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $14.99. Best Buy. Sustainable Agriculture
Pale straw green color. Delicate floral, topical citrus, and grassy earth aromas with a delicate, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a peach, honeycomb, and flint-accented finish. A precise, lighter-styled aperitif. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
86 • Whitewater Hill Vineyards 2009 Riesling, Grand Valley $12. Best Buy.
Pale golden yellow. Aromas of baked peaches and nuts with a supple, soft off-dry light-to-medium body and a juicy honeyed peach and clementine finish. A tasty, uncomplicated, off-dry summer sipper. (tasted on Jan-10-2011)
86 • Two Rivers 2009 Riesling, Mesa County $12. Best Buy.
Aromas of caramel, leafy apple, peach cobbler, and apricot pit with a round, soft, off-dry medium body and a honeyed green pear and mandarin orange in syrup finish. Dashes of earthiness round this out nicely. (tasted on Jan-10-2011)
82 • Biltmore Estate NV Riesling, American $10.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale silvery gold color. Aromas of lime candy and peach jam with a silky, fruity yet dry light body with a wispy, tart green pear skin and apple core finish. (tasted on Jan-10-2011)