This wine has a track record for offering fine value. The '01 is a pleasant and fruity red, with nice red berry and mineral character. Medium-bodied, with lots of flavor and a fresh, fruity aftertaste. Drink now. 50,000 cases imported. Best Values. —James Suckling
Very good value. Aromas of dried cherries and a hint of wet earth follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with pleasant flavor and a clean, crisp finish. Delicious. Drink now. 10,000 cases made. Best Values. —James Suckling
This Australian red blend is smooth in texture, ebullient in flavor, with plum and berry fruit at the center, shaded with hints of mineral and spice echoing nicely on the finish. Drink now through 2005. 15,000 cases imported. Best Values.
Here's an easy-to-find value in California Chardonnay. Elegant, with purity of flavor and tasty ripe pear, lemon-lime, quince and apple flavors. Finishes with a burst of fresh fruit flavors. Drink now. 172,636 cases made. Best Values. —James Laube
Syrah continues to improve in California, and those looking to try it out might want to start with this value. Well-integrated coconut and cedar flavors pick up a hint of ripe wild berry and black cherry. Fruit intensity lingers, along with soft tannin an
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