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94 • Philipps-Eckstein 2010 Graacher Himmelreich, Riesling Kabinett, Mosel $14.99. Best Buy.
Bright aromas of honeysuckle, buttermilk custard, apple tart, delicate fuel-like minerals with a tangy, sweet medium-to-full body and a tart, honeyed apple, raisin, peach, and chalk finish. Excellent complexity and balance. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
94 • Paolo Venturini 2010 Sauvignon, Collio DOC $14.99. Best Buy.
Bright aromas of grapefruit, guava, passionfruit, and pepper with a silky fruit-yet-dry medium body and a long, tangy Meyer lemon and grassy herb accented finish. A beautifully balanced and stylish sauvignon blanc. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
93 • Alba 2010 Estate, Dry, Riesling, Warren Hills $14.99. Best Buy.
Rich dimensional aromas of green apple and pineapple with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a lavish, tangy peach skin accented finish. A sensational food friendly white wine. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Paolo Venturini 2010 Friulano, Collio DOC $14.99. Best Buy.
Bright pear and lime aromas with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy ripe citrus, green apple and mineral accented finish. Very clean and pure. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Alba 2010 Estate, Riesling, Warren Hills $12.99. Best Buy.
Aromas and flavors of green apple, nectarine, and floral talc with a supple fruity medium-to-full body and a long, honeyed nut and Meyer lemon finish. Delicious. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Glenora 2010 Seyval Blanc, Finger Lakes $11.99. Best Buy.
Interesting aromas of coconut cream, apple and walnut with a supple fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy lime and mineral finish. A elegantly styled dry table wine. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
92 • Knapp 2010 Estate Grown, Vignoles, Cayuga Lake $10.95. Best Buy.
rich aromas of banana creme brulee, waxy honeycomb, guava, and yams with a fruity, juicy light-to-medium body and an orange and green apple finish. A zesty sipper or match for spicy Thai food. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • André Lurton 2010 Château Bonnet White, Entre-Deux-Mers $12.99. Best Buy.
Straw green color. Bright aromas of grapefruit, quince and peppers with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium body and a long, zesty mouthwatering finish. Great purity and style. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • Croney Estates 2010 "Three Ton", Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $14.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of honeyed guava, roasted pepper, and pineapple cake with a silky dry-yet-fruity medium body and a white grapefruit, lime and passionfruit. Nice complexity and balance. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • Glenora 2010 Gewürztraminer, Finger Lakes $14.99. Best Buy.
Floral aromas, apple and peach aromas and flavors with a fruity light body and a crisp, lively finish. Very precise and balanced. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)
91 • Adirondack Winery NV Muscat, American $14.75. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright aromas of honeyed spiced apples and pear compote with a rich, supple fruity medium-to-full body and bright watermelon and mango sorbet flavor and a long, tangy finish. A sensationally fruity crowd pleaser. (tasted on Oct-15-2011)