88 Points – $17
Light yellow in color with a nose of tart fruits and a mild citrus taste. A fine chilled summer wine when one wants something tart and not sweet.
Name: Heredad de Penalosa
Region: Rueda, Spain
Maker: Bodegas Pascual
90 Points – $35
A Canadian entrepreneur who now has vineyards in California including areas in the famous Stag’s Leap district. This crisp white wine will go up against any of the New Zealand sauvignons with a nose of green apple, starfruit and citrus fruits. Flavors of tart apple, grapefruit and earth. A good finish. A good Californian Sauvignon Blanc.
Name: Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
Region: California, USA
Maker: Cliff Lede Vineyards
91 Points – $29
Clear golden yellow in color with a full nose of grapefruit and citrus fruits. A soft mouthful of citrus, apple and white fruits with a well rounded finish. A good French style chardonnay, best served chilled.
Region: Cote D’Or, Bourgogne, France
Maker: Philipe Bouchard
87 Points – $12
Transparent yellow color with good citrus notes on the nose. A semi-sweet wine with grapefruit and lemon tart taste with a tart finish. Best chilled.
Maker: P.J. Vakkenberg G.M.B.H.
87 Points – $15
An unoaked blend with a citrus and peach nose. Tasting of melon and citrus fruit with a mild acidic finish.
Name: Stump Jump
Grape: White blend: riesling, sauvignon blanc, roussanne, marsanne
86 Points – $15
A light, sweet wine with a nose of green apples and grapefruit. Flavors of citrus and apple. A great Riesling served chilled on a hot day.
Name: Dr.L Riesling