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89 • Liberty Vineyards NV Diamond, Lake Erie $9.99. Best Buy.
Straw color. Pleasant aromas of apple cider, grape jelly, and honey with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a long, citrus salad, apple skin, and mineral driven finish. Very tasty and stylish; will shine at the table with spicy foods. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
88 • Plagido's Winery NV Estate Bottled, Niagara, Outer Coastal Plain $12. Best Buy.
Bright aromas of grape jelly on graham cracker and soda with a silky, sweet medium body and grape bubblegum, citrus pith, and earth accented finish. Nice purity and expressiveness. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
86 • Flag Hill Winery 2009 Cayuga White, New Hampshire $11.95. Best Buy.
Interesting aromas of oily coconut cream, mace, and apricot compote with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a golden raisin, apple sauce and tangerine driven finish. Very tasty. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)
82 • Dr. Konstantin Frank 2008 Rkatsiteli, Finger Lakes $17.99. Sustainable Agriculture|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of baked nectarines and citrus, tomato chutney, faint herbs, and honeycomb with a soft, oily dry light-to-medium body and a dry nectarine pit, lemon pith, and grape skin finish. Very dry and ungenerous. (tasted on Jan-17-2011)