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88 • Cedar Creek NV Pinot Grigio, American $10. Best Buy.
Pale silver straw color. Aromas of melon gelato, nectarine and nougat with a silky fruity medium body and a zippy, grassy earth kissed finish. A nice fruity patio wine. (tasted on May-04-2011)
87 • Ferrante 2010 Signature Series, Pinot Grigio, Grand River Valley $14.99. Best Buy.
Bright yellow straw color. Aromas of oily nougat and nectarine with a satiny fruity-yet-dry medium body and a breezy creamy, yellow apple and mineral kissed finish. (tasted on May-04-2011)
84 • Blue Teal 2009 Pinot Grigio, New Mexico $10.
Unusual anise cookie, nut pastry, snow peas, and mango chutney aromas with a very soft, almost limp dryish light-to-medium and a lightly oxidized parchment, praline, pear, and tart nectarine skin finish. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)
84 • Flip Flop 2010 Pinot Grigio, California $7. Best Buy.
Attractive aromas of peach custard pie, cornbread waffle, apple sauce and white toffee with a silky, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy Meyer lemon yogurt and honeyed nut finish. Pleasant. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)
83 • Big House Wine Co. 2010 "The Birdman", Pinot Grigio, California $10.
Mild kiwi, lime curd and banana nut muffin aromas with a soft, slippery dryish light body and a somewhat vague, tangy citrus and grassy earth accented finish. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)
81 • Concannon 2010 Selected Vineyards, Pinot Grigio, Central Coast $10.
Very pale silvery straw color. Muted aromas suggest paper mache, sweetened condensed milk and dusty hard lemon candy with a loose almost limp dry light body and nectarine pit and cream accented finish. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)
81 • Lucchesi Vineyards 2009 Pinot Grigio, Sierra Foothills $16.
Pale golden color. Aromas and flavors of peach yogurt, lemon creme fraiche and buttermilk with a dry light body and a yellow apple core and river stone accented finish. Slightly sour. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)
80 • Mosby 2009 Pinot Grigio, Santa Barbara County $18.|Find-a-Wine|
Very pale golden color. Almost savory aromas of salty roasted nuts, sautéed apple, pine cone, with a whiff of crispy pork fat with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a delicate lemon and green apple bobbing water, nutskin, and mossy earth finish. Different. (tasted on Apr-07-2011)