From an Australian winery synonymous with value comes yet another tasty, well-priced red. Soft and generous, a pleasant mouthful of blackberry, cherry and aniseed flavors, which reverberate nicely on the polished finish. Drink now. 1,000,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Looking for something to go with seafood? Try this fine Muscadet. This has substance and a vinous quality, along with apple, lemon and mineral flavors. Good stony finish. Drink now. Best Buy.
For a complete look at the past year's releases from the —Bruce Sanderson
Washington keeps turning out value-priced offerings in ample case quantities. This Sauvignon is ripe, round and effusively fruity, a nice mouthful of peach and tangy lemon flavors, reverberating nicely on the finish. Drink now. 5,000 cases made. Best Buy —Harvey Steiman
Here's a solid value from Washington. Ripe and generous on a soft, open-textured frame, offering currant and plum fruit and a touch of peppery herbs on the round finish. Drink now through 2004. 58,578 cases made. Best Buy. —Harvey Steiman
Lightly aromatic, though it shows more richness and flavor on the palate, with citrus, tangerine, nectarine and pear-laced flavors. Drink now. 200,000 cases made. Best Buy.
For a complete look at the past year's releases in California Chardonnay, b —James Laube
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