This Australian Chardonnay is ripe and pure in character, with lovely pear, quince and cream aromas and flavors, its fruit echoing on the open-textured finish. Really nice bottle for the price. Drink now through 2004. 25,981 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Soft and generous, this affordable Chardonnay delivers a lively, mouthfilling medley of peach, apple and spice flavors, which linger nicely on the harmonious finish. Drink now. 160,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Wonderfully aromatic Riesling, its glorious noseful of apricot and floral notes segueing into off-dry flavors that center around lime and apple, with mineral and peppery-floral overtones. Tempting now, but should develop more depth and texture with age. B —Harvey Steiman
This young Aussie Chardonnay is ripe in flavor, with apricot, pear and citrus flavors mingling appealingly on a soft structure. You'll have to go a long way to find a better deal than this. Drink now. 79,355 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This California Sauvignon Blanc has fig, anise, grass and citrus flavors that are tied together by tangy acidity. Easy to find and sold for a price that's easy to swallow. Drink now through 2003. 147,000 cases made. —James Laube
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