Firm and chewy, with candied blackberry and currant flavors, picking up earthy notes on the finish. Best from 2006 through 2012. 250 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Ripe and creamy, with candied apple, but this lacks oomph and flavor intensity midpalate. Drink now. —Bruce Sanderson
Ripe, rich, almost flamboyant with its currant, blueberry, plum and exotic spice aromas and flavors sashaying through the thin veils of fine tannins. A spectacular mouthful that should only gain with cellaring. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlo —Harvey Steiman
Spicy, fresh and balanced, this exuberant dry white shows that the Mosel can also excel in this style in a hot year. Peach and citrus in spades, with a juicy texture and good length. Drink now through 2009. 205 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Bright, ripe and generous with its lemony pear and quince flavors. Distinctive and lingering on the deftly balanced finish. Drink now. 2,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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