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92 • Casa Larga 2012 Medium Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $11.99. Best Buy.
Silvery straw color. Aromas of dried citrus, lip balm, and baked nectarine with a silky, fruity medium-to-full body and a light smoked toasted nut, chalk, and apple skin finish. Tasty and very table friendly with spot on varietal character. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
91 • Borderland 2013 Wilson Vineyard, Riesling, Lancaster Valley $24.53.
Silvery straw color. Aromas of peaches, honey, limes, and straw with a crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a zesty citrus and mineral finish. A elegant, balanced riesling that is a great choice for shellfish. (tasted on Apr-23-2014)
91 • Lakewood 2012 Riesling, Finger Lakes $12.99. Best Buy.
Golden straw. Aromas of nectarine and green apple with a crisp, fruity light body and a tangy lemon sorbet and mineral accented finish with zippy acidity and fine fruit tannins. A great summer sipper or seafood wine. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
90 • Casa Larga 2012 Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $13.99. Best Buy.
Pale yellow straw color. Earthy aromas of dried flowers, fallen apples, and honeycomb with a dryish light body and a tart Meyer lemon soda, chalk, lime zest finish. A Teutonic dry table wine that will be perfect with oysters. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
89 • Falkner 2012 Riesling, Temecula Valley $19.95.
Pale golden color. Aromas of grilled apples, nectarines, and kiwis with a silky, fruity medium body and a honeyed Asian pear, melon and mint accented finish. flavorful and styled like an Alsatian riesling. (tasted on Apr-23-2014)
89 • Wagner Vineyards 2012 Estate, Semi Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $14.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of melon sorbet and lemon chiffon with a petillant, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a racy, honeyed peach and apple finish. A tasty off-dry sipper. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
89 • Wagner Vineyards 2012 Estate, Select, Riesling, Finger Lakes $12.99. Best Buy.
Straw silver color. Aromas of lemon meringue pie and peach cobbler with a fruity, light-to-medium body and a sweet apple sauce and creamy Key lime pie accented finish. Nice semidry sipper. Try with pate and charcuterie. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
88 • Lakewood 2012 Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $12.99. Best Buy.
Pale straw yellow color. Aromas of lemon tart and rubber leaf with a crisp, tangy light body and a zesty honeyed lime and mineral finish with crunchy fruit tannins. Very tasty and refreshing. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)
88 • Cape May 2013 Riesling, New Jersey $18.
Pale golden color. Aromas of waxy honeycomb and grilled apples with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, Meyer lemon and grassy earth accented finish. A solid riesling for the table. (tasted on Apr-23-2014)
86 • Botham 2012 Riesling, American $10. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of peach, lemon ice, and cream of tartar with a crisp, off-dry light body and a tangy, grape and leaf accented finish. (tasted on Apr-14-2014)
84 • Wagner Vineyards 2012 Caywood East Vineyard, Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $14.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Silvery straw color. Aromas of baked lemon and rubber sap with a dryish light body and a terse chalky finish. Serve with food. (tasted on Mar-24-2014)