2006 Holly's Garden Pinot Gris Whitlands

($15) Yellow-gold. Fresh peach and apricot on the nose, plus a hint of floral honey. Soft and round, with juicy pit fruit flavors and a candied apple quality. This fleshy, supple midweight has a touch of sweetness that would make it a good choice with spicy Asian dishes.


2006 Holly's Garden Pinot Noir Pagan Whitlands

($20) Medium red. Smoky red berries and dried flowers on the nose, accented by bright minerality. Taut and fresh, with juicy strawberry and redcurrant flavors, medium body and a jolt of minerals on the finish. A dry, firm pinot, quite similar to a good example of Pernand-Vergelesses.


2005 Holly's Garden Pinot Noir Whitlands

($25) Light red. Spicy redcurrant and strawberry aromas enlivened by cinnamon and nutmeg; this reminded me of a wine from Oregon's Cristom Vineyards. Crisp, finely etched red berry flavors on a light frame, with very fine tannins arriving on the back. This elegant pinot finishes brisk, sweet and long. (Vine Street Imports, Philadelphia, PA)

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