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Delicate red, very Pinot-like, with red plum, red cherry and blueberry flavors, and tea, spice and smoke notes. Balanced and well-structured, with a burnished finish of cardamom and sandalwood. Drink now. 500 cases imported. From France. —Kim Marcus
Distinctively citrusy and herbal, with lime, grapefruit and mineral character adding depth to the lively, focused flavors. Drink now. 80,000 cases made. From New Zealand. —Harvey Steiman
Soft and round, with herbal pear and mineral flavors, finishing smooth with a touch of spicy vanilla. Drink now. 7,000 cases made. New Zealand. —Harvey Steiman
Soft and inviting, with ripe nectarine and a refreshing lilt of citrusy acidity to keep it honest. Drink now. 16,000 cases made. From New Zealand. —Harvey Steiman
87 Viña Santa Ema Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Maipo Valley 60-40 2001 $11 Good solid black cherry, toast and herb notes with a fleshy, supple texture. Fruit lingers nicely on the finish. Drink now through 2005. 5,000 cases made. From Chile. —James Molesworth
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