Ripe and generous, a jazzy mouthful of peach, apple and resiny pine aromas and flavors that linger on the round finish. Drink now. 28,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Bright, lively and distinctive, with mineral and lime notes adding intriguing accents to the peach and apple flavors on a dry frame. Has style, depth and a finish long enough to invite cellaring. From New Zealand. Drink now through 2009. 4,500 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Bright and focused, with a nice creamy edge to its raspberry and currant flavors and with a smooth finish, this is an appealing Cabernet for an appealing price. Drink now. 7,300 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Looking for a good value in Chardonnay? This Washington offering shows plenty of charm. It's fresh and vibrant, with citrus, pear and spice flavors on a soft frame. Drink now through 2002. 15,100 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
A jammy red, with juicy currant and dark plum flavors and firm, chewy tannins. Picks up nice sanguine, mineral and bittersweet chocolate notes on the finish. From Argentina, it's like a very good Cahors, at a very good price. Tasted twice, with consistent —James Molesworth
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