Intense, with loads of black fruit and oaky character. Full-bodied, with fine, compact tannins and a long finish. Refined and delicious. I always love this Barbera. Best after 2005. 500 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
A big, rich kabinett, this is packed with floral, cream, vanilla and apricot notes, all displayed on an open, yet dense profile. More like a big spätlese or auslese, but delicious and lingering, with a citrus aftertaste. Drink now through 2010. From Germ —Bruce Sanderson
A beauty. Ripe and fleshy, yet harmonious and dense, this Riesling evokes floral, peach and nectarine notes on a vibrant structure. Fine length and mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2010. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Reticent aromas, with apricot, cream and citrus flavors, very concentrated, yet compact in style. It turns pinched on the finish, but has length and intensity. Give it some time. Best from 2006 through 2013. 900 cases made. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
Focused and open, this shows lively acidity boosting its tropical fruit and candied lime flavors. Enticing, this has a natural harmony and terrific length. Drink now through 2010. 1,500 cases made. From Germany. —Bruce Sanderson
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