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92 • Stinas Cellars 2010 Millennium Vineyards, Siegerrebe, Washington $14. Best Buy.
Golden straw color. Rich aromas of mango, smoky grilled orange, and pine blossom with a soft, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a long, melon gelato, jack fruit and flint accented finish. Very distinctive and stylish. Will go great with grilled crab and lobster. (tasted on May-03-2011)
89 • Handley 2009 "Brightlighter White", Anderson Valley $15. Best Buy.
Pale golden yellow color. Interesting aromas of sweet pickled tomato, apple tart, and peach marmalade with a supple, fruity medium body and a creamy vanilla, watermelon drop and zesty tangerine finish. Very refreshing and zesty. (tasted on May-03-2011)
88 • G Wine Cellars 2009 'g' Licious White Wine, Napa Valley $30.
Golden straw green color. Aromas of coconut buttermilk custard, mango tart, caramel apple with a soft, supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy Meyer lemon, melon rind, and tilled earth accented finish. An elegant white sipper. (tasted on May-03-2011)
87 • Mount Pleasant Estates NV "Villagio", Augusta, Missouri $18.61.
Pale golden silver color. Attractive aromas of apple trees, poached pear, and nectarine soufflé with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium body and a piquant honeyed melon, pineapple and hay finish. (tasted on May-04-2011)
85 • Big House Wine Co. 2010 Big House White, California $10.
Pale straw color. Aromas of baked peach, melon rind, and delicate herb blossom aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and tart apple, green nectarine, lemon pepper, and edible flower accented finish. A nice floral wine for the table. (tasted on May-03-2011)
85 • Mount Pleasant Winery NV "Villagio", Missouri $7.99.
Pale golden silver color. Aromas of lightly musty apple and pear custard with a soft, fruity light-to-medium body and melon rind, orange and dusty earth finish. (tasted on May-04-2011)
84 • Vinum 2009 Chenin Blanc-Viognier, California $12.|Find-a-Wine|
Peach buttermilk custard and kiwi aromas with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a tart green apple, clementine, and mineral finish. (tasted on May-03-2011)