Lively and focused, with spice, floral, pear and lime curd flavors on a sleek frame. Finely tuned. Drink now through 2017. 4,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Rather generic, although soft and juicy, with sweet raspberry and spice flavors. Drink now through 2016. 12,000 cases made. —Tim Fish
Chunky black currant and mulled cherry fruit is studded with dark olive and warm tobacco notes. A lively lavender accent on the finish offsets the gutsy feel. Grenache, Merlot and Syrah. Drink now. 34,100 cases made. —James Molesworth
Light and easygoing, with pretty pear and floral flavors on a crisp, dry frame. Drink now. 9,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Hints of bacon fat and plum sauce lead the way in this balanced red, mixing with mocha and spice accents, with a modest finish. Corvina with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now. 16,000 cases made. —Alison Napjus
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