This value-priced offering from Australia is bright and lively, with refreshing star-fruit, pear and citrus flavors that remain juicy through the finish. Drink now. Plenty to go around too -- 30,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
A ripe, generous style of Australian Chardonnay at a gobble-it-up price, offering plenty of pear, honey and spice flavors that linger on the smooth finish. Not a big wine, but a flavorful one. Drink now through 2003. 12,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This delicious and affordable Chenin Blanc comes courtesy of South Africa, displaying straightforward floral and apple aromas and flavors married to a rich texture, with enough underlying acidity to keep everything fresh and lively. Drink now. 10,000 case —Bruce Sanderson
Soft and fruity, with ripe blackberry and cherry flavors that linger on the straightforward finish. Drink now. 20,000 cases made.
A great value that shows the potential of the '98 vintage in the southern Rhône, this is hedonistic and dense, with smoke, red berry, mocha and black chocolate. This medium-bodied, medium intense, nicely oaked red makes for delightful drinking. Drink now
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