Ripe, lip-smacking acidity helps keep the plum, blackberry and boysenberry fruit bouncing along here, with tasty mocha and spice notes as well. Subtle toast, so the fruit really shines. A delicious, forward style with textbook flavors. Drink now through 2 —James Molesworth
Rich yet racy, with lemon peel, straw, chamomile, smoke and mineral notes on a live-wire palate. Long, stony finish. Well done. Drink now. 6,500 cases imported. Best Values. From South Africa. —James Molesworth
This South African Sauvignon Blanc is elegant, but with deceptive richness, with white peach, mineral and lime flavors that fan out nicely on the mouthwatering finish. Drink now. 14,000 cases made. Best Values. —James Molesworth
Solid, modern fruit -- cassis and black currant -- with ample smoke and chocolate notes, and a nice bit of grip on the finish. Forward and tasty. Drink now. 7,150 cases imported. Best Values. From Chile. —James Molesworth
Lovely racy feel, despite its dark, brooding currant, plum and cedar notes. Lots of coffee, smoke and muscular tannins on the back end, but the fruit keeps pumping along, too. Burly style, but I like it. Drink now through 2005. 25,500 cases made. Best Va —James Molesworth
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