If it's a value-priced Pinot Noir you're looking for, here's your wine, tasty for its jammy black currant, plum and black cherry tones, all nicely framed by a modest structure and accents of toasty oak. Drink now through 2004. 18,500 cases made. —James Laube
Pale salmon color distinguishes this appealing, soft-textured white, with pretty melon and citrus flavors finishing round. Its reasonable price should close the deal. Drink now. 4,026 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Here's a bright and lively white wine, with varietal notes of citrus, grass and fig underscored by healthy acidity. Want more? It's yours for less than a tenner. Drink now. 86,000 cases made. —James Laube
Founded back in 1974, Navarro has always produced a wide range of wines. Their '98 Chardonnay is floral and spicy, with flavors to match, adding in ripe pear and apple notes, with a long, rich aftertaste. Drink now through 2005. 4,557 cases made. —James Laube
Here's a bright and juicy Aussie Chardonnay. A lively mouthful of apple, nectarine and spice flavors, hinting at honey on the polished finish. Flavors linger enticingly. Drink now through 2003. 4,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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