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98 BLUE QUAIL
2015 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $16
Fresh nose of pear, apple, peach, dried apricot and citrus, with a dusting of floral blossoms. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish. As we wrote last year, a VERY consistent wine from year to year! (tasted 7/2/16)

97 BLUE QUAIL
2013 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $13
Fresh nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, with a dusting of minerals and floral blossoms. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish. Very consistent from year to year!

97 LA TORRETTA
2015 Pinot Grigio
IGT Venezie - Italy $10
Pretty aromas of citrus, green apple and tropical fruit accompanied by beautiful floral elements. On the palate, this is a clean, slight tart but very refreshing wine thatís nicely balanced and delivers a long, lingering finish. Perfect summertime wine! (tasted 12/12/16)

97 MCFADDEN
2013 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $16
Fresh nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, with a dusting of minerals and floral blossoms. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish. Very consistent from year to year!

97 RASCAL
2014 Pinot Gris
American $11
(tasted 3/2/16)

97 VILLA TOSCANO
2014 Pinot Grigio
California $12
(tasted 1/28/15)

96 BELLA DONNA
2012 Pinot Grigio
Delle Venezie - Italy $9

96 BIVIO ITALIA
2011 Pinot Grigio
Delle Venezie - Italy $14

96 BLUE QUAIL
2012 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $13
Pretty nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, nicely complemented by floral blossoms and clove. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish.

96 CARA MIA
2012 Moscato
Delle Venezie - Italy $13

96 CASA CATELLI
2012 Pinot Grigio
IGT - Delle Venezie - Italy $11

96 INSATIABLE
2011 Pinot Grigio
California $10

96 IRONSTONE
2011 Pinot Grigio
California $10
Pretty floral elements mingle with red and green apples, citrus and stone fruits (peach). Well-balanced, clean and crisp, this wine delivers fresh fruit and floral spices on the palate, ending in a nice, long, lingering finish.

96 LA TORRETTA
2015 Moscato
IGT Venezie - Italy $10
Floral elements jump from the glass, carrying peach, citrus, apple and light apricot aromas with them. Well-balanced, this medium-sweet wine is smooth and seductive all the way through the long, lingering finish. For $10, buy it by the case! (tasted 12/12/16)

96 MCFADDEN
2012 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $16
Pretty nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, nicely complemented by floral blossoms and clove. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish.

96 VILLA TOSCANO
2015 Pinot Grigio
California $22
(tasted 6/25/16)

96 VILLA TOSCANO
2013 Pinot Grigio
California $13

95 BLUE QUAIL
2014 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $15
Pretty nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, nicely complemented by floral blossoms and clove. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish. (tasted 3/14/15)

95 CONTEMPO
2014 Moscato
IGT - Italy $10
(tasted 1/21/16)

95 HAHN
2012 Pinot Gris
Monterey $14

95 MCFADDEN
2014 Pinot Gris
Potter Valley - Mendocino $15
Pretty nose of citrus, pear, apple and peach, nicely complemented by floral blossoms and clove. Crisp, clean and well-balanced on the palate, this is a fruit-forward wine, with a long, lingering finish. (tasted 3/14/15)

95 MCMANIS
2014 Pinot Grigio
California $10
(tasted 11/28/15)

95 MCMANIS
2013 Pinot Grigio
California $10

95 ONE LEAF
2013 Pinot Grigio
Livermore Valley $11
(tasted 7/10/15)

95 TIAMO ORGANIC
2013 Pinot Grigio
Veneto - Italy $12
(tasted 2/9/15)

94 POSH
2012 Pinot Grigio
California $13

93 CARA MIA
2013 Pinot Grigio
IGT; Delle Venezie - Italy $10
(tasted 10/26/15)

93 CASTELLO DEL POGGIO
2010 Moscato D' Asti
DOCG - Italy $16

93 ONE LEAF
2013 Moscato
Sonoma Valley $10
(tasted 7/10/15)

92 CYCLES GLADIATOR
2012 Pinot Grigio
California $12

91 CONTEMPO
2013 Pinot Grigio
Italy $10
(tasted 8/18/15)

91 DA VINCI
2011 Pinot Grigio
Delle Venezie - Italy $15

91 POSH
2011 Pinot Grigio
California $12

90 BLACK ELK
2015 Moscato
Spain $11
(tasted 4/5/17)

90 CONTEMPO
2014 Pinot Grigio
IGT - Italy $10
(tasted 1/21/16)

90 SILVER LAKE
2013 Pinot Gris
Rattlesnake Hills - Washington State $12
(tasted 8/18/15)