Category: * White Wine

Riunite Movendo Moscato Non-Vintage IGT, Provincia di Pavia, Italy

Light yellow in color.

Sweet nose of grapefruits, citrus, lemons, green apples, herbs, pineapples, white pepper, minerals, melons and bananas.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity, crisp and refreshing with small bubbles.

Sweet on the palate with lemons, citrus, apples, tangerines, minerals, honey, brown sugar, sweet melons, pineapples and white pepper.

Long finish with tangy limes.

This Italian Moscato is a great dessert wine. Not fully balanced, as it is too sweet, with mild complexity.

Good for parties or as a sipping wine, a dessert all by itself.

8% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$12.

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Calvet Réserve du Ciron Sauternes 2014, France

Light yellow in color with a golden hue.

Sweet nose of citrus, lemons, melons, pears, red apples, honey suckle, tropical fruits and minerals.

Full bodied and bold with medium plus acidity and nice legs.

Sweet on the palate with lemons, citrus, pears, golden apples, apricots, melons, honey and light tropical fruits.

Long sweet finish with lemons.

This is a great dessert wine from France. A little too sweet with not enough acidity to fully balanced it, but still very enjoyable with mild complexity.

Good by itself as a dessert or with sweet desserts like lemon cake. I actually paired it with sweet popcorn, which was very nice together.

13% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$25.

Mendoza Station Chardonnay 2010 Mendoza, Argentina

Dark gold in color with a brownish tint.

Strong nose of rotten citrus fruits, caramel, lemons, sherry, Indian spices, turmeric, tangerine and white pepper.

Full bodied and buttery with medium minus acidity and nice legs.

Short finish with bitter almonds.

This 7 year old Chardonnay is drinkable, but over the hill by now. Interesting flavors that are not found in a fresh Chardonnay.

I didn’t expect much, and I was right… 😃 (Some of the guests finished the bottle without noticing much).

Died within 20 minutes.

13% alcohol by volume.

77 points.

Flower Garden Pinot Grigio 2015 Rheinhessen, Germany

Light lemon in color.

Strong nose of citrus, lemons, red apples, melons, passion fruits, peaches, white flowers and white pepper.

Light to medium in body and crisp, with medium acidity and nice legs.

Dry on the palate with lemons, citrus, green apples, herbs, pears, butter, minerals, spices and black pepper.

Medium finish with almonds and limes.

This is a nice Pinot Grigio from Germany. Well balanced with mild complexity. Good by itself or with food. A good sipping wine and good for parties. Has a great nose.

I paired it with cheeses and light appetizers.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$15.

Bayshore Vintners White Wine 2016, California

Light golden in color with a yellow tint.

Great nose of tropical fruits, lemons, bananas, peaches, grass, white flowers, pineapples, green apples, citrus, butter, wood, vanilla, pears, and light spices.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity.

Off dry on the palate with citrus, apples, butter, vanilla, oak, spices, green vegetables, grapefruits, bitter herbs, spices, white pepper and minerals.

Medium finish with bitter almonds.

This is a great surprise. A very tasty white blend from California. Well balanced and simple. A little sweetness balances the acidity nicely.

Better when nicely chilled. Not very Oaky which I liked, but might be sweet for some. A good sipping wine and great for parties.

12.6% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$15.

La Galleria Bianco Toscano Non-Vintage IGT, Italy

Light yellow in color with a golden hue.

Light nose of lemons, citrus, melons and red apples.

Light bodied and watery with medium acidity and nice legs.

Dry on the palate with citrus, lemons, green apples, grapefruits, bitter herbs and white pepper.

Short finish with bitter almonds.

This is a simple Italian white blend with a watery mouthfeel. Nothing special here, average at best, but drinkable nonetheless. Balanced and better with food.

I paired it with sushi.

12% alcohol by volume.

82 Points.

$20.

Villa Amoroso Provincia di Pavia Moscato Non-Vintage, Italy

Pale lemon in color, almost see through.

Sweet nose of lemons, citrus, pineapples, tropical fruits and minerals.

Medium plus in body with small bubbles and high acidity.

Sweet on the palate with citrus, yellow apples, pears, tropical fruits, pineapples, passion fruits, coconuts, white pepper and minerals.

Long sweet finish with white pepper and sea salt.

This is a nice sweet wine with lots of acidity to balance the sugars out. Simple, balanced and very enjoyable.

A good dessert wine. I had it all by itself, and I popped a raspberry in the glass, which was delicious.

Better when very chilled.

6% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.