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99 MCFADDEN
2013 Riesling
Potter Valley - Mendocino $18
The beautiful floral and fresh fruit aromas jump from the glass, with inviting peach, pear, stone fruit, pineapple, green apple and grapefruit/citrus followed by light touches of petrol. This wine screams character! Itís a superb sip from beginning to end. If you want to taste what Mendocino Riesling is all about, buy this wine!

98 EDELWEISS
2010 Riesling
Fence Row Block - Napa Valley - Carneros $22

96 TWELFTH NIGHT
2011 Riesling
Central Otago - New Zealand $16

95 FOYT
2011 Riesling
No. 39 Borden Ranch - Lodi $30
Nice peach, pear, apple, grapefruit and apricot fruit aromas, with light honey, petrol and floral spices. This well-balanced wine has a wonderful balance of acidity and sweetness, offering a crisp, off-dry palate leading to a long finish.

95 MCFADDEN
2012 Riesling
Potter Valley - Mendocino $18
Light petrol notes introduce peach, pear, apricot and red apple aromas complemented by floral spices. An old-world-styled wine, well balanced, and nicely crafted, the palate has a crisp acid feel, and the finish is nice and long.

95 SILVER LAKE
2013 Riesling
Washington State $12
(tasted 8/18/15)

94 MCFADDEN
2011 Late Harvest Riesling
Potter Valley - Mendocino $18/375ml
Pretty floral/blossom notes mingle with apricots, honey, peach skin, pear, mango and apple rind. Nicely balanced, smooth and sweet, with a full mouthfeel and a nice lingering finish.

93 CONTEMPO
2014 Riesling
Germany $10
(tasted 1/21/16)

93 MCFADDEN
2014 Riesling
Potter Valley - Mendocino $18
Pretty floral/blossom notes mingle with apricots, honey, peach skin, pear, mango and apple rind. Nicely balanced, smooth and sweet, with a full mouthfeel and a nice lingering finish. (tasted 3/14/15)

93 MEADOWCROFT
2011 Riesling
Borden Ranch - Lodi $26
Crisp peach, pear, apricot, green apple, lychee and grapefruit, with some floral blossoms, minerals and light petrol. Nicely balanced, the aromas come through on the palate, leading to a nice, long, lingering finish.

92 BLUE QUAIL
2015 Dry Riesling
Potter Valley - Mendocino $18
Peach, pear, apricot and red apple aromas complemented by floral spices, blossoms and light petrol notes. An old-world-styled wine, nicely balanced and crafted, the palate has a crisp acid feel, and the finish is nice and long. (tasted 7/2/16)

90 CONTEMPO
NV Riesling
Germany $10