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90 • Mazza Chautauqua Cellars 2009 Riesling, Lake Erie $13.95. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of ripe pear, delicate marzipan, lemon curd, and peach cobbler with a round, crisp and tangy dry-yet-fruity medium body and a long, juicy green apple, cashew, and mouthwatering lemon finish. A very appetizing food wine; will pair beautifully with grilled shrimp dishes. (tasted on Nov-08-2010)
89 • Lynfred 2009 Riesling, American $22.
Pale straw color. Lively aromas of pistachio gelato, banana-peach taffy and tropical fruit salad with a buoyant, fruity medium body and a long banana cream and tart lemon sorbet finish. Very tasty and distinctive. (tasted on Nov-08-2010)
89 • Lucas Vineyards 2009 Semi Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $13.99. Best Buy.
Very pale straw green color. Bright aromas of green apple, nectarine, lemon custard and a hint of spice with a fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a long, crunchy tart Macintosh apple and lime spritz finish. A taut, table-friendly, very tasty riesling for all applications. (tasted on Nov-08-2010)
88 • Lucas Vineyards 2009 Dry, Riesling, Finger Lakes $13.99. Best Buy.
Pale straw color. Aromas of lime, cantaloupe, and peach custard with a tart light-to-medium body and a green apple skin and lemon spritz finish. A nice sipper or pair with blackened fish or sautéed fish with beurre blanc sauce. (tasted on Nov-08-2010)
87 • Lazy Creek 2008 Riesling, Anderson Valley $24.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright yellow straw color. Enticing aromas of peach creme brulee and coconut macaroon with a round fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tart, drying and lightly smoky, apple skin, nut and flinty earth accented finish. (tasted on Nov-08-2010)