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Loads of currant, blackberry and licorice aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate, with silky tannins and a long, long finish. Very fine. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2007. 8,330 cases made. —James Suckling
Wine doesn't get any darker than this dense behemoth. For fans of chewy, inky, extracted yet elegant wines with grapey, peppery plum, wild berry, herb and spicy floral notes. The tannins are what you might expect from a wine of this size—mouthcoating. S —James Laube
Fresh and silky with lovely blackberry and chocolate aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with silky tannins and a fine finish. Refined. Excellent for the vintage. Excellent value too. Best after 2007. 4,700 cases made. —James Suckling
Very juicy, with vibrant lemon, straw, peach and mineral flavors that crackle through a bright, tangy finish. Lengthy too. Drink now through 2006. 8,000 cases imported. —James Molesworth
Very taut style, with piercing flint, lime, chalk and chive flower notes that run through a lengthy, pure, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2006. 1,000 cases imported. —James Molesworth
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