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93 • Höpler 2011 Pinot Blanc, Burgenland $15.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden silver color. Aromas of ripe yellow apples and pineapple cake with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy, kiwi, guava lime and praline accented finish. Very tasty and appetizing; pair with spicy grilled shrimp dishes. (tasted on Sep-14-2012)
92 • Dolle 2011 Weissburgunder, Niederösterreich $7.99. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of peaches and Meyer lemon with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a pure concentrated nectarine finish. A beautiful and varietally pristine pinot blanc that will be a great aperitif or pairing with poultry. (tasted on Sep-14-2012)
89 • Walter Skoff 2010 Grassnitzberg, Weissburgunder, Südsteiermark $17.
Pale golden silver color. Aromas and flavors of baked citrus and nectarines with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, lightly savory white strawberry, mineral and nut accented finish. A very jazzy pinot blanc for Asian chicken dishes and salads. (tasted on Sep-14-2012)
85 • Leo Hillinger 2010 Pinot Blanc Reserve, Leithaberg DAC $39.99.
Rich golden yellow color. Aromas of baked apples and spicy nougat with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and lightly oxidized oak notes of caramelized nuts, baked citrus, and grassy earth. Serve with poultry with cream or butter sauces. (tasted on Sep-14-2012)
83 • Lenz Moser 2011 Siegendorf 11 1/2, Weissburgunder, Burgenland $14.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Very pale silvery straw color. Aromas of lemon curd and soap with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a very tart candied lime peel and earth finish. A taut lemony white to serve with oysters. (tasted on Sep-14-2012)