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Australia, Muscat, Dessert Wine, Yalumba, Museum Reserve

N/ Ludicrously ripe figs stewed in raisin juice. Soaked, old cedar. T/ Full mouthfeel. Thick, full-blown nectar ICBM. Canned peach explosion. Not elegant, but massively flavor packed. Retail  = $12.69 at CostCo Very Good. 85 Note: Much improved by adding 20 percent water…. Very Good+. 89

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Australia, Viognier, Yalumba, 2008

N/ Steamed, round hay. Ripe yellow fruits and apricots. Light, wet river stones. Crushed granite sprinkled in melted butter. T/ Medium full mouthfeel. Round. Slightly chlorinated water. Green apples. Soft structure. Steel, crisp finish. Price = Just $9.99 at BevMo! Astounding-. 95

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