Best Inexpensive White Wine

Wakefield 2020  Riesling
94 points
$18
Best Buy
Brilliant yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of pez candies, pear, mango skin, and ginger with a silky, lively, light body and a seamless, captivating, medium-length finish that shows accents of grapefruit, sweet banana, and pineapple with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. Hallmark peach and petrol notes and a long acid-driven finish will keep one coming back sip after sip.
Awards: 2021 Top 2 Riesling '2021 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 5 White Wine $20 and Under' Best Value Australian Riesling
94 points $18 Best Buy
Rooftop Reds 2017  Riesling
94 points
$18
Best Buy
Golden yellow color. Aromas of ripe starfruit, dried pineapple, hints of hazelnut, and rubber with a supple, lively, moderately sweet medium body and a graceful, very complex, very long underripe peach and tropical fruit tart finish with no oak flavor. A skillfully grown Riesling with exceptional balance and intoxicating aromatics; let it work its magic with the meal, or simply enjoy all on its own.
Awards: 2021 Top 2 Riesling 2021 New York Wine Classic - Best Riesling (Medium Dry)
94 points $18 Best Buy
Stone Hill NV Moscato Hermann
93 points
$9
Best Buy
Brilliant white gold color. Floral, fruity aromas and flavors of peach sorbet, honeysuckle, peony, sultana, and fruit cup with a supple, soft, petillant, fruity sweet medium body and a sleek, engaging, medium-long finish revealing suggestions of honeyed melon and apple balls, orange blossom honeycomb, lychee, and white grape skin with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A rich, vibrantly fruity, floral sweet wine that is sure to please.
93 points $9 Best Buy
Gardian 2020 Grande Réserve Coteaux de Béziers IGP
93 points
$12
Best Buy
Straw green color. Attractive aromas and flavors of grapefruit, spiced apple, cashew brittle, and marigold with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, long finish displaying notes of reduced lemon and hints of gherkin and grass with no oak flavor. A vibrant and savory white blend that will make meals shine.
93 points $12 Best Buy
Kirkland Signature 2018  Chardonnay
93 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale golden straw color. Oaky aromas and flavors of whipped cream, apricot, Poire Williams, vanilla bean, honeycomb, and hints of espresso with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, complex, medium-long finish with heavy oak flavor. A silky, dreamy Chardonnay with great integration of fruit flavors and luxury oak.
93 points $12 Best Buy
Opta 2018 Branco White Blend Dao
93 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Pale bright golden straw color. Waxy aromas and flavors of orange oil, lemon pith, jasmine, and pineapple skin with a round, racy, dry medium-full body and a warming, compelling, medium-long finish conveying notes of lemon zest, honey, lime peel, ginger, and celery seed with fine tannins. A bright and balanced Portuguese white that sings of crisp breezes and wild flower fields.
93 points $12.99 Best Buy
In Vino Erotico 2020  Coteaux de Béziers IGP
93 points
$14
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, spicy apple sauce, peach pie crust, and hint of chamomile with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, appealing, long finish with impressions of puff pastry with lemon curd, apple and peach tart, lime, and nuts with a suggestion of oak flavor. A supple and satisfying white blend that is as versatile as it is pleasurable.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Wagner Vineyards 2019 Select Riesling
93 points
$14
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of dried apple and pear, rocks and straw, and dried eucalyptus with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish displaying touches of honeyed apple skin and lime-kiwi sorbet. A pleasing and pretty Riesling that drinks effortlessly.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2019  Pinot Gris
93 points
$16
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of brioche, peach, pear, and coconut with a velvety, crisp, dry light body and a graceful, amusing, medium-length finish manifesting notes of shale and mandarin with no oak flavor. A supple and velvety Pinot Gris with elegant style.
Awards: 2021 Best Pinot Gris
93 points $16 Best Buy
Portlandia 2018  Pinot Gris
93 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas of honeycomb, apricot, white tea, and lime with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, complex, long dried pineapple, sweet papaya, minerals, hints of grapefruit zest, and fresh grass finish with no oak flavor. Bright, lengthy, elegant; this generous Willamette Pinot Gris has it all.
93 points $16.99 Best Buy