This mostly Cabernet blend is firm in texture, with a nice core of ripe blackberry and tobacco flavors that extend into a solid finish. A substantial red -- at a price that's hard to beat. Drink now through 2002. 6,000 cases made.
May. 06, 1999
CHATEAU SOUVERAIN Sauvignon Blanc Alexander Valley 1998
88 points, $9
Fragrant, with hints of orange peel, melon, lemon and herbs, this California Sauvignon Blanc is silky on the palate, fanning out nicely and showing a classy touch of passion fruit on the long, racy finish. Very good wine, great price. Drink now through 20