A seductive aroma of fruit and spice leads to supple flavors of fig, plum, smoke and plenty of sanguine notes. The flavors tighten up on the tarry finish. Drink now through 2009. 3,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus
Bright and open-textured, with pretty currant and plum fruit at the core, hinting at coffee and pepper as the finish lingers. Syrah, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2010. 12,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
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