A lip-smacking California Syrah at an affordable price. Straightforward in style, serving up intense, tangy raspberry flavors and a hint of pepper. Drink now through 2004. 7,500 cases made. —James Laube
This has lovely purity of flavors, showing violet, raspberry, cherry and spice, with just a hint of gaminess stealing its virtue. Elegant and persistent in flavor right through to the long finish. Drink now through 2003. 8,000 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
This tasty California Chardonnay is wallet-friendly too, with vanilla, butter, ripe pear and coconut flavors with good concentration and length. Drink now through 2001. 32,000 cases made. —James Laube
A great value for Syrah lovers, this young red delivers spicy black cherry and pepper notes mingled with pleasant earthy flavors and soft tannins. Drink now through 2004. 5,500 cases made. —James Laube
A nice all-around California Chardonnay at an attractive price, this is medium in weight, with a core of earthy pear, fig and apple, finishing with tasteful light oak and a creamy note. Drink now. 500,000 cases made. —James Laube
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