Hints of grapefruit and peach play off the tangy structure in this light-bodied, off-dry white. It's well-balanced and shows moderate length. Drink now through 2012. 503 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson
So chocolaty that it's fair to ask if chocolate-coated barrels were used, but this is also rich and redolent of blackberry, dark plum and peppery spices. Tannins are present but well-integrated, and this finishes with a fine balance. Best from 2008 throug —Harvey Steiman
Fleshy, youthful and ripe, with a vibrant array of pomegranate, fresh sage, dark chocolate and crushed stone flavors. The tightly wound structure of tangy acidity and tannins should uncoil with bottle age. Drink now through 2011. 500 cases imported. —Daniel Sogg
Firm in texture, supporting an impressive superstructure of flavor, offering ripe cherry, currant and black olive flavors that lope along gently through the long finish. Best from 2008 through 2014. 600 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Silky, refined and focused, displaying its cherry, plum and sun-dried tomato—complete with a touch of olive—on a lithe frame that lets the flavors linger enticingly. Drink now through 2010. 1,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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