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88 • Ca? Momi NV Ca' Secco, California $17.95.
Aromas of flowers, tropical fruit, and peach sorbet with a finely carbonated fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy Meyer lemon and scone finish. Nicely balanced and tasty; serve with appetizers and light chicken dishes. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
86 • Cameron Hughes 2011 Lot 311, Moscato d'Asti DOCG $14. Best Buy.
Floral pineapple, lychee, guava, banana, white peaches and Asian pear in a light, off dry style. Especially effervescent with low acidity makes it a dessert sipper, but lacks balancing acidity to refresh the palate. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
86 • ONEHOPE NV Sparkling Wine, California $13.99. Best Buy.
Aromas and flavors of dried pear and peach and banana bread pudding with a supple fruity medium body and a tangy, lime granita and walnut praline accented finish. A fun, very fruity sparkler. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
86 • Von Schleinitz 2011 Riesling SECCO, Mosel $16.
Honeydew melon, cantaloupe, yellow apple, white grapefruit and lemon meringue pie with a dry, medium body and moderate acidity. Simple and balanced with solid depth of fruit. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
85 • Treveri NV Brut, Columbia Valley $13.99.
Ripe Pears, honeydew melon and firm nectarines on the nose with a crisp dry palate. Finish is crisp and short but without flaws. No yeast notes to speak of, just crisp fruit. Well-balanced. (tasted on Sep-13-2012)
85 • Macaron NV Prosecco DOC $14.99.
Apples, White Pears and Melon predominate a light, off-dry palate with a medium finish. Enough apply acidity to balance the off dry fruit. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
85 • Cook's NV Brut, California $6.99. Best Buy.
Pleasant aromas of peach and melon sorbets with a frothy, fruity light-to-medium body and a crisp citrus and yellow apple finish. A nice all-purpose bubbly. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
84 • Treveri NV Extra-Sec, Pinot Gris, Columbia Valley $14.99.
Bartlett Pears, granny smith apples, yellow plums and brioche on the nose with just a touch of sweetness on the palate. Yellow Fruit and a touch of honey on the finish. (tasted on Sep-13-2012)
82 • Treveri NV Extra-Brut, Columbia Valley $13.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Apples and tart melon with a green note in the middle palate. Crisp short finish. The refreshing acidity is its best quality as the fruit is tight and ungiving. (tasted on Sep-13-2012)