Adegas Gran Vinum 2005 Albari?o Nessa86 points. With scents and flavors of citrus and honey, this medium-bodied wine has good concentration, excellent balance, and a great price. $12Bodegas y Vi?edos 2005 Dos Victorias Jose Pariente89 points. This straw-colored wine displays lovely floral and tropical aromas. The elegant effort has ripe fruit, good balance, medium body, and a crisp, lengthy finish. Enjoy it over the next 12 to 18 months. $17Adegas Morgadio 2005 Morgadio Albari?o90 points. An intense perfume of honey, spring flowers, and peach comes from this straw-colored wine. On the palate, it exhibits excellent ripeness, concentration, a supple texture, and enough weight to accompany richly sauced fish courses and white meats. $18
Lusco do Mi?o 2005 Albari?o91 points. The light gold-colored wine offers an expressive perfume of slate, minerals, honeysuckle, pear, and apricot. There is good underlying acidity, a rich feel on the palate, and a long, dry, fruity finish. $20
Finca de Arantei 2005 Albari?o90 points. The wine displays floral and mineral aromas reminiscent of a top Alsatian riesling, but with more weight. There are lots of green apple, pear, and honey flavors, with good acidity and a long, fruity finish. $20Itsas Mendi 2005 Txakoli89 points. From the Basque country, this white is made from hondarrabi zuri, an indigenous grape. Straw in color, the wine has notes of fresh herbs, crushed flowers, and honey. It is ripe and refreshing. Drink it over the next year. $20Bodegas Naia 2005 Naiades91 points. The barrel-fermented cuv?e comes from one parcel of 80- to 100-year-old verdejo vines. Light gold in color, it exhibits a perfume of vanilla spice, lemon-lime, and honeysuckle. This is a medium-bodied wine with an intense entry, mouth-filling fruit, and excellent balance. Enjoy it over the next 12 to 18 months. $23.Wines rated from 96-100 are extraordinary; 90-95, excellent; 80-89, above average to very good. Robert Parker is the world's most influential wine critic. Visit www.eRobertParker.com to see tens of thousands of tasting notes, buy his books, or subscribe to his newsletter, The Wine Advocate.