Plum and sweet tobacco aromas follow through to a full- to medium-bodied palate, with well-integrated tannins and a medium finish. Slightly hollow midpalate but a very good quality wine. Best after 2007. 12,000 cases made. —James Suckling
Bright and generous, tangy with grapefruit and green papaya flavors that linger effectively on the bracing finish. Has plenty of style and distinctive character. Drink now. 10,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Plump and ripe, with rich Bosc pear, pie crust, honeysuckle and dried pineapple flavors. Long and creamy on the finish. Nicely done. Drink now. 500 cases made. —James Molesworth
This is a Malbec in Cabernet clothing -- powerful, with a wall of toast, dark cocoa and coffee protecting the core of dark currant and blackberry fruit. Dense and very broad-shouldered, with a structured finish that needs time to open. Drink now through 2 —James Molesworth
Extremely pretty, with currant and blackberry character and hints of toasty oak. Medium- to full-bodied, with fine tannins and a long finish. Best after 2006. 1,300 cases made. —James Suckling
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