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88 • Quasar 2013 Reserva, Chardonnay, Curico Valley $8.99. Best Buy.
Attractive aromas of honeyed, spiced apples and pineapple custard with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy Meyer lemon, green apple, and mineral finish. A nice sipper or table wine with crab cakes and fish dishes. (tasted on Oct-17-2013)
86 • Toki 2012 Chardonnay, Central Valley $9.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Aromas of overripe apple, yeast pineapple pasty, and beeswax with a supple, dry medium body and a interesting lemon-mint sauce and brown spice nuanced finish. Serve with paella. (tasted on Oct-17-2013)
85 • Casa Nueva 2013 Reserva, Chardonnay, Curico Valley $8.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright golden yellow color. Bright aromas of banana custard pie, coconut cream, and pineapple cake with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a nutty vanilla toffee, caramel apple, and tart kiwi accented finish. An attractive oaky chardonnay for sipping. (tasted on Oct-17-2013)