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88 • Le Chateau Winery 2007 "Castle White" Artisan Blend, Columbia Valley $25.
Pale golden color. Interesting aromas of caramel apples, gherkins, and pink grapefruit sorbet follow through on a round, soft entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with poached nectarine and mango notes. Finishes with a very dry, spicy, slightly herbal grapefruit pith fade. Interesting. (tasted on Apr-13-2009)
88 • Coyote Canyon Winery 2008 "Downtown White", Yakima Valley $12.
Pale silvery straw, Aromas of peaches and lipstick follow through on a simple, soft entry and a delicate starfruit, grapefruit and praline accented fade. A soft, appealing white for sipping or salads. (tasted on Apr-13-2009)
87 • Vina Robles 2008 "White 4", Paso Robles $14.
Pale golden straw color. Attractive aromas of fruit salad, peony, and angel food cake follow through on a soft, silky entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with tangy orange and cream notes. Finishes with crisp, delicate balsa, pepper, and stone accented fade. (tasted on Apr-20-2009)
85 • Heron Hill 2006 "Eclipse" White, New York State $15.99.
Golden yellow color. Sour and sour aromas of bruised kiwis, lime powder candy, and creme fraiche follow through on a soft entry to a dry light-to-medium body with matchstick and green apple notes. Finishes with a quick, tart pineapple custard fade. (tasted on Apr-20-2009)
81 • Garfield Estates 2008 "S2", Grand Valley $10.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale silvery straw color. Angular aromas of flaxseed, wet hay, lime leaf, and hard boiled eggs follow through on a brisk entry to a dry light-to-medium body with lemongrass and matchstick notes. Finishes with a quick, chalky fade. (tasted on Apr-20-2009)