Pungent aromas of mineral and smoke are matched by passion fruit and mango flavors in this broad, opulent QbA. It's balanced on the soft side, yet with an intensity on the finish that lasts. Drink now. 10,000 cases made. Best Values. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Smooth and easy-drinking, with blueberry and blackberry flavors that linger on the slightly light finish. Drink now. 129,000 cases made. Best Values. —Harvey Steiman
Focused and lingering, with blackberry and huckleberry flavors that mingle nicely with mineral and savory bay leaf, Syrah-like game and beef notes and a hint of white pepper and rosemary. Drink now through 2006. 15,000 cases made. Best Values. From Califo —James Laube
Tangy and ripe, with very fine depth to melon, lemon-lime, green apple and grass flavors, finishing with a citrusy edge. Drink now. 14,000 cases made. Best Values. —James Laube
Medium-bodied, with a good herbal quality to it, and green apple, melon and citrus notes. Drink now. 25,000 cases made. Best Values. From France. —Kim Marcus
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