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Here's a not-to-be-missed deal in Chardonnay. This Australian version is crisp and lemony in character, with pretty tropical overtones to the citrusy flavors at the core. Drink now. 40,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This appealing and affordable Aussie Grenache is bright and jazzy in style, emphasizing tasty mulberry and cherry flavors on a firm frame, finishing with fine-grained tannins. Lively enough to gain with some cellaring. Drink now through 2004. 10,000 cases —Harvey Steiman
Here's a seriously good Barbera, and a great value, too. Balanced and pretty, it's an aromatic red, with citrus and plum character. Medium-bodied, with soft tannins and a succulent, fruity aftertaste. Drink now through 2003. 30,000 cases made. —James Suckling
A fresh and fruity rendition of Australia's signature grape, at a painless price, this quaffable Shiraz serves up appealing blackberry and blueberry flavors on a supple frame. Drink now. 100,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Ripe, round and velvety Shiraz, with spice, pepper and bay leaf notes weaving through the rich blueberry and plum flavors that last impressively on the rich finish. Best $10 red from Australia since the early days of Rosemount's Diamond Label. Drink now t —Harvey Steiman
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