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90 • Mouton Cadet 2011 Bordeaux Blanc $9.99. Best Buy.
White grapefruit, Asian Pear, papaya, bell pepper, fresh cut grass, stoney minerality, toasty oak and citrus salad with a medium-full body, crisp acidity and intense fruit on the nose and palate that are well-integrated with crisp acidity, minerals and a touch of oak to create a long and complex finish. (tasted on Sep-27-2012)
90 • Maryhill 2011 Gewürztraminer, Columbia Valley $9.95. Best Buy.
Aromas of lychee yogurt, sour cream frosting, and dried peach with a crisp, fruity medium body and a honeyed yellow apple, bubblegum spice, and delicate wheatgrass accented finish. A fun, fruity crowd pleasing white. (tasted on Sep-12-2012)
90 • G'day NV Moscato, Australia $9.99. Best Buy.
Ripe pears, papaya, white peaches and sweet nectarines lead to a refreshingly fruity palate, well balanced and carrying the fruits thru to the finish. Very pretty and stylish. Juicy and luscious while being remarkably refreshing. (tasted on Sep-13-2012)
90 • Two Oceans 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape $9.99. Best Buy.
Sliced Lemon, lime zest, white grapefruit and fresh cut grass lead into a crisp refreshing palate, zippy and clean with a touch of herbs balancing the citrus, melons, passion fruit and herbs on the finish. (tasted on Sep-20-2012)
89 • Simply Naked 2011 Unoaked, Chardonnay, California $9.99. Best Buy.
Lively aromas of melon, peach and lemon sorbets, and praline with a silky fruity medium body and a juicy, tangy orange and pear finish. A lovely, mouthwatering chardonnay that is sure to please. (tasted on Sep-12-2012)
89 • Maryhill 2011 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley $9.95. Best Buy.
Yellow apples. cantaloupe and mildly toasty oak framed with vanilla, caramel and muted baking spices with a medium, exceptionally balanced, mineral-rich finish. If you are anti over-oaked Chardonnay and bored with characterless unoaked Chardonnay, this could be your new best friend. (tasted on Sep-11-2012)
89 • Nederburg 2012 "Lyric", Western Cape $8.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Cantaloupe, honeydew, sweet lime and sliced apples lead to a crisp, balanced and mouthwatering palate with subtle minerality and a long fruit/acid balanced finish. Full flavor and exceptionally long and balanced. (tasted on Sep-20-2012)