Vibrant, with cassis, black cherry and pomegranate flavors. Floral and spice undertones offset the firm acid, and tannins grip on the tangy finish. Drink now through 2008. 20,000 cases made. Best Values. From California.
Good, solid Malbec here, with juicy plum and brier flavors and a plush, smoky finish. Drink now. 11,400 cases made. Best Values. From Argentina. —James Molesworth
Good solid Malbec here, with juicy plum and brier flavors, and a plush, smoky finish. Drink now. 11,400 cases made. Best Values. From Argentina. —James Molesworth
This South African Chenin Blanc (Steen is a synonym for the grape) offers nice, refreshing peach, tangerine and floral flavors, with a clean, crisp finish. Drink now. 20,000 cases made. Best Values. —James Molesworth
Really fine fruit here. This drinks like a Mosel Riesling, with fig and lime flavors that ripple along crunchy acidity, supported by a distinct slate note. Admirable concentration, with fine cut on the finish. Should age nicely. Drink now through 2006. 2, —James Molesworth
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