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94 • Barboursville 2008 "Malvaxia Passito", Virginia $31.99/375 ml.
Deep old gold color. Aromas of golden raisin, buttery nut brittle, rich spicy chutney, and sassafras with a vibrant, fruity sweet medium-full body and a long, tangy, honeyed peach and citrus finish. Delicious and rich?impressive. (tasted on Jan-11-2013)
93 • Watermelon Creek 2011 "Ohoopee River White", Georgia $14.95. Best Buy.
Golden yellow color. Fruity aromas of peach custard and lemon meringue pies with a silky, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and juicy, honeyed stone and citrus fruits, mint, and Asian spice accented finish. A delicious and intense dessert wine that will be great with cheese, especially triple creams. (tasted on Jan-11-2013)
91 • Watermelon Creek 2011 "Mill Pond Blush", Georgia $14.95. Best Buy.
Copper orange color. Aromas of strawberry cream pie and praline with lively, fruity sweet medium body and a melon sorbet, spiced cherry, and mineral accented finish. A delicious zesty sweet wine that will be great on its own or with cheeses and nuts. (tasted on Jan-11-2013)
90 • Whitewater Hill Vineyards 2011 Icewine, Riesling, Grand Valley $59/375 ml.
Golden color. Rich aromas of dried apricot, honey, and raisin cake with a tangy, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a graceful apple pie and custard accented finish. A delicious dessert wine. (tasted on Jan-12-2013)
88 • Whitewater Hill Vineyards 2011 "Zero Below", Late Harvest, Chardonnay, Grand Valley $20/375 ml.
Golden color. Aromas of toasted nuts, golden raisins, and apple yogurt with a silky fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a creamed honeyed, lemon sorbet, and peach cobbler finish. Tasty. (tasted on Jan-12-2013)
86 • Whitewater Hill Vineyards 2011 "Sweetheart Red", Grand Valley $12. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep garnet violet color. Aromas of honeyed cherries and berry pie and spice with a supple, fruity sweet medium body and a tangy apple cider and spiced pear finish with light chewy tannins. Pair with ice cream. (tasted on Jan-12-2013)