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91 • Frei Brothers 2009 Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley $20.
Toasted coconut, guava, and passionfruit aromas with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and tart Meyer lemon, lime curd and guava punch accented finish. Very tasty and quenching in a drier style. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)
88 • R & B Cellars 2010 "Serenade in Blanc", Sauvignon Blanc, North Coast $13. Best Buy.
Pale silvery gold color. Lightly toasty peach-kiwi custard pie, melon gelato aromas are pleasing with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy Meyer lemon granita and grassy earth finish. Stylish and tasty. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)
87 • Damian Rae Winery 2010 Galleron Road Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley $24. Certified Organic
Aromas of coconut, lemon and mango custards and meringue with a supple fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy, tropical fruit salad and spiced nut finish. Interesting. (tasted on Sep-26-2011)
86 • Grande River Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Grand Valley $11.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden silver color. Aromas of toasty nut brittle, passionfruit yogurt, pear core, and kale with a silky, dryish medium body and a oily, nutskin and earth finish. A nice dry food focused, Old World styled sauvignon blanc. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)
85 • Rutherford Ranch 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley $15.
Aromas of lemon and lime yogurts, peach preserves, and praline with a racy, dryish light-to-medium body and a drying, tart citrus, honeydew and hazelnut skin finish. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)
84 • Girard 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley $15.99.
Toasty peach custard pie aromas with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a mild pineapple and lemon curd accented finish. Pleasant and understated. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)
83 • HRM Rex Goliath NV Sauvignon Blanc, California $7.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale golden silver color. Mild aromas of lemon-lime powder and beeswax with a tart, fruity-yet-dry light body and a brisk, grassy, apple skin, nectarine pit and lime rind finish. (tasted on Nov-14-2011)