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88 • Aconga 2009 Chenin Blanc-Chardonnay, Mendoza $3.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Aromas of apple pie, lemon blossoms and sweet potato. Soft with a dry-yet-fruity medium body. Crisp green apple and crunchy nectarine finish. A refreshing sipper. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
88 • Landshut 2009 Riesling, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer $4.99. Best Buy.
Interesting aromas of mild lemon buttercream, pistachio nougat, and peach jam with crisp fruity sweet medium body and a tangy orange zest and slightly smoky mineral finish. Tasty. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
88 • HRM Rex Goliath 2008 Chardonnay, California$7.50. Best Buy.
Buttercream, peach, and pineapple aromas and flavors with a dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy lemon and cream finish. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
87 • Quasar 2010 Selection, Sauvignon Blanc, Curico Valley$5.90. Best Buy.
Pale straw color. Aromas of nougat, grapefruit buttercream, and melon. Soft and silky with a dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body. Round and mellow on the finish with wet mineral and fresh mowed grass notes complimenting the fruit nicely. (tasted on Aug-23-2010)
87 • Barbadillo 2008 Palomino Fina, Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz $7.99. Best Buy.
Pale straw green color. Aromas of straw and dried pears and kiwi with a soft, silky dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a relaxed honeycomb, almond skin, and mossy mineral finish. Serve with olives and tiger shrimp. (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
87 • Foodies 2008 Chardonnay, California $7.99. Best Buy.
Creamy nougat, lemon custard, and apple aromas with a dryish medium body and a crisp lemon and melon finish. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
87 • HRM Rex Goliath NV Pinot Grigio, California$7.50. Best Buy.
Lime yogurt and sour cream frosting aromas with crisp light body and an apple and peach finish. (tasted on Aug-15-2010)
86 • Ambiente 2009 Chardonnay, Mendoza $5.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of apple tart and meringue. Soft with a fruity medium body. Honeyed pineapple, crisp apple flesh, and praline notes on the finish. A nice fruity sipper that is sure to please. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
86 • Zamarro 2009 Chenin Blanc-Torrontes, Mendoza $3.99. Best Buy.
Pale silvery gold color. Aromas of white peach, nutshell, and sheepskin. Soft and silky with a tangy fruity-yet-dry medium body. Green apple skin and lemon spritz notes round this out nicely. A nice summer sipper. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
86 • Lost Vineyards NV Sauvignon Blanc-Chenin Blanc, Argentina $4.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of lilacs, lime custard, and sweet grass. Soft and silky with dry-yet-fruity medium body. Rounded on the finish with earth, yellow pepper skin, and citrus zest notes. A pleasant sipper that will go well with grilled fish. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)