Elegant, fresh and lively, with blueberry, raspberry and dark plum flavors. Leathery and minerally shadings. A cross between a modern and more traditional style. Well done for the appellation. Periquita and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now. —Kim Marcus
This big-boned, dry white explodes with pear, white pepper and toast flavors that have intensity but remain graceful, with a lovely, spicy finish. Drink now through 2006. 100 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Smoky, decadent aroma, with dark plum and dark cherry flavors. Medium- to full-bodied, with loads of bitter chocolate notes on the finish. A bit rough, but has intensity and structure, with plenty of chocolate, mocha and licorice. Needs time to settle dow —Kim Marcus
Shows great purity to the black cherry and blackberry aromas and flavors. Rich and round, with a solid structure for support. Drink now through 2009. 100 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson
This full-blown white is rich with ripe fruit, smoky oak and alcohol. It has varietal character in its dried apricot, rosewater and spice flavors, with a core of acidity that keeps it firm. Drink now. 75 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews
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