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88 • Big House Wine Co. 2007 White, California $9.99. Best Buy.
Straw golden color. Florid orange blossom, honeycomb, and lemon custard aromas follow through on a soft, round entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with good depth, complexity, and length. A fine, fruity sipper that is sure to please. (tasted on Mar-03-2009)
88 • Alba NV "Mainsail White", New Jersey $7.99.
Pale straw green color. Ripe aromas of peaches, yellow apples, and custard have a flinty edge and follow through on a soft, round entry to a dryish medium body with lime zest, leaf, and mineral notes. Finishes with a tart, citrus and apple peel fade. Nice character and style; pair with mussels. (tasted on Mar-16-2009)
84 • Bloomer Creek Vineyard 2007 "Tanzen Dame", Finger Lakes $10.
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of toasty praline, leafy vegetable, baked apple and nectarine follow though on a brisk entry to a dry-yet-fruity light body with baked citrus, honey, and nougat notes and a breezy crisp fade. Serve with seafood pasta. (tasted on Mar-16-2009)
84 • Bloomer Creek Vineyard 2007 "Blau Kappe" White, Finger Lakes $12.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of grape leaves, powdered lime ,and balsa follow through on a brisk entry to a dry light body with tart citrus juice and mossy river stone notes with a delicate finish. (tasted on Mar-16-2009)