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88 • Marqués de Caro 2011 Blanco, Valencia $8.99. Best Buy.
Floral apple and peach blossom aromas with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a supple green apple, nectarine, lime and mineral finish. A nice crisp table wine; pair with white sardine. (tasted on Jul-23-2012)
87 • Torrelongares 2011 Blanco, Macabeo, Cariñena D.O..
Pale golden straw color. Mild aromas of kiwi tart, melon and nougat with a supple, dryish medium body and a crisp green apple and lemon finish. A taut, sculpted white that will shine at the table. (tasted on Aug-27-2012)
86 • Viña Oria 2011 Macabeo, Cariñena D.O..
Pale straw color. Mild aromas and flavors of waxy apple and lemon peel with soft, dryish light-to-medium body with crisp, peach pit, floral herb and mineral finish. A nice table wine. (tasted on Aug-27-2012)
80 • Vina Do Val NV White Wine, Spain $5.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale golden color. Aromas of damp rag, nutshell, bruised peaches and lemons with a tangy, fruity-yet-dry light body and a reedy, muddy, papery finish. A touch corky. (Both bottles tasted.) (tasted on Jul-23-2012)