’17 Magnolia Blossom Rose’ (Sonoma) 13 This pretty pink Rosé begins with aromas of grapefruit peel, fresh strawberries, pomegranate, and white tea.
“The Snitch” by Prisoner 18 Fresh Tropical fruit, apple and pear on the nose. The palate offers richness balanced by bright acidity.
Martin Codax Albarino (Rias Baixas, Spain) 9 This fresh, crisp wine has tart, green apple and citrus aromas and flavors on the palate, with tropical fruit notes. The wine has balanced acidity, it is a wine for any occasion.
’16 Chateau Ste Michelle “Horse Heaven Vineyards” Sauvignon Blanc (Washington) 9 Light aromas of herb, grass, papaya and kiwi lead to tart, spritely tropical-fruit flavors heightened by grapefruit accents. There’s no mistaking the variety and it’s appealing, with a drawn-out finish.
Butternut Rose’ (Napa) 10 Sweet scents of watermelon, citrus and pale florals fill the air. On the palate, an array of strawberry and grapefruit entwine to deliver a crisp, acidic finish.
’15 Butternut Chardonnay (Napa) 10 Aromas of peach, hazelnut, and spiced candied apple breeze around the brim. Round, creamy notes of fig, butterscotch and sweet oak dance on the palate.
’16 William Hill Chardonnay (Central Coast) 9 Oak, cream with hints of vanilla. Ripe pear fruit with balanced acidity.
’15 Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc (Napa Valley) 11 Citrusy aromas and flavors of grapefruit, guava and passionfruit with a soft, tangy finish.
’15 Maso Canali Pinot Grigio (Trentino) 9 Apricot aromas with enticing flavors of peach & pear with a clean finish.