Ripe, complex and vividly balanced, with brisk acidity, but showing layers of pear, grapefruit, sour apple and spice flavors that keep singing through the harmonious finish. Drink now through 2009. 300 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Lithe and lively. A lovely mouthful of richly textured currant, blackberry and plum flavors that persist into a gorgeously balanced finish. Has enough style and steel to make it last and develop in the bottle. Drink now through 2012. 2,100 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Polished on the outside, vibrant on the inside, with a whoosh of cherry, plum and licorice flavor that just won't quit as the finish persists impressively. Drink now through 2012. 3,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Smooth, ripe and distinctive for its peppermint and fresh-turned earth character around a lovely core of blueberry, blackberry and bittersweet chocolate that lingers on the polished finish. Drink now through 2010. 1,500 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Inky in color, with a dense and rich blackberry, chocolate and ripe plum character. Full-bodied, with a jammy, lightly peppery aftertaste. Thick and velvety. Fruit-forward, Aussie style. Montepulciano, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera f —James Suckling
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