Though the Graffigna winery was founded in 1869, it only recently began exporting its wines. A bit tight, with good, burly black cherry and plum, this Argentine red is an unusual version of Syrah, but still a solid partner for barbecue at an invite-the-ga —James Molesworth
Bright and fruity, with a spicy edge to the citrusy pear flavors, finishing with an inviting open texture. Drink now. 50,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is lean and lively, with herbal pear and mineral flavors on a racy frame. Well-priced and readily available. Drink now. 5,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Bright, fruity and appealing, with pretty tropical fruit and nectarine flavors that pick up a hint of vanilla on the fresh finish. A good bottle of Chardonnay -- good price, good availability. Drink now. 750,000 cases imported.
Delivers varietal character of gunpowder and citrus flavors, finishing with an interesting twist of tangy licorice. A value from a producer upping quality in the kosher wine category. Drink now. 3,750 cases made. —James Laube
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