The baking spice, smoked apple wood and briar notes are well-integrated, with dark plum and racy black cherry fruit. Medium tannins add weight to the licorice aftertaste. Drink now. 28,800 cases made. —Nathan Wesley
Racy and fresh, with deliciously pure blackberry, black cherry and dark olive notes coursing along, lined with graphite and carrying through to a mineral-framed finish. Drink now through 2017. 6,600 cases made. —James Molesworth
Light and silky, with pretty plum and spice flavors that dance gently through the refined finish. Drink now through 2015. 12,905 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Sleek and racy, with red currant and cherry fruit stitched with lilac and iron notes, displaying fine cut on the finish. Drink now through 2015. 90,000 cases made. —James Molesworth
A fine blend of Italy and California. The aromas of dried cherry and cranberry mix with anise, mocha and pepper, leading to rich, supple flavors that show toasty oak, plum and herb accents. Drink now through 2018. 2,000 cases made. —Tim Fish
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