Posts Tagged Other White

Fervent For Furmint

By Glen Frederiksen Quick now, like a bunny — tell us everything you know about wines from Hungary. If you are from my dad’s generation, you may recall a sweet table wine called Green Hungarian that was produced by Weibel Vineyards in... Read more

2012 Colomé Torrontes, Salta, Argentina

A sweet tropical fruit aroma — think: tangerine, guava and kiwi — defines this thirst-quenching wine, brimming with bright acidity that provides plenty of pure drinking pleasure. Excellent as an aperitif, or pair it with a fruit salad or fruit... Read more

2010 Domaine Auther Sylvaner, Alsace

Puckery and floral, with a tightly wound fruit core of pineapple and lemon curd, this Sylvaner from a 25-acre family estate in Alsace is the epitome of a summer value wine. Enjoy with grilled corn and whitefish. MSRP: $10.99 (June 2013) Wine... Read more

2011 Pierre Gonon Chasselas, Rhone Valley, France

The northern Rhone Valley is known for its red wines, and so white wines from the region are already a bit of an anomaly. Make it a wine made from the Chasselas grape, and it shouldn't come as a surprise that Pierre Gonon's 2011 offering was... Read more

2009 Gavalas Nikteri Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece

Gavalas is a small, family-owned operation on Santorini, and that closeness to the vines shows in this wine of character and prodigious value. Golden in the glass, it offers up aromas of wildflower honey, Asian braising spices, hot nuts and petrol.... Read more

2011 Sigalas Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece

In the past three years of so, Greek wines have made a decided comeback, to the point that I dare say they are no longer the disagreeable beverages many once thought they were. No, not every Greek wine tastes of Pine-Sol floor cleaner. Far from it... Read more

2010 Azienda Agricola Donati Camillo Malvasia dell Emillia ‘Il Mio”

Malvasia is hardly a commonly known grape in the U.S. market, and this is hardly your everyday sparkler. Gold and almost appearing oxidized, there's pear, cedar, beeswax and lemon balm on the nose, with a taste remotely akin to slightly sweet cider.... Read more

2008 Quattro Mani Tocai, Slovenia

Green papaya, fresh hay, flint, ripe pear and preserved lemon flavors come to the fore in this affordable, stony Slovenian, with a moderate-high acidity and a well-rounded profile that makes this a definite food wine. Three layers of flavor –... Read more

2010 Antonelli ‘Trebium’ Trebbiano Spoletino, Umbria, Italy

Roasted and salted Marcona almonds mingle with Anjou pear and bitter grapefruit, producing a white wine with remarkable savoriness. Much like a good margarita, the saline aspect of this wine pairs wonderfully with its acidity and nut-inflected... Read more

2011 Vina Robles Vermentino, Huerhuero Vineyard, Paso Robles

Light straw color. On first whiff, a haunting perfume rises from the glass, hinting at citrus blossoms, spring flowers and pear. This white is fully dry, yet has a sweet, juicy mouthfeel. MSRP: $18 (August 2012) Wine Lines rating:... Read more