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This full-blown white is rich with ripe fruit, smoky oak and alcohol. It has varietal character in its dried apricot, rosewater and spice flavors, with a core of acidity that keeps it firm. Drink now. 75 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews
Juicy, ripe quince, fig and pear flavors are supported by fresh, mouthwatering acidity. Off-dry in feel, with nice length. The fruit has an encore on the finish. Delicious. Drink now through 2006. 500 cases made. —James Molesworth
Big, bold and rich, with pear, melon and honeysuckle flavors. Notes of orange and honey give it a hint of sweetness, yet there's firm acidity--even tannin--to keep it structured and balanced. Garnacha Blanca. Drink now. 2,500 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Firm, fresh and fruity, with red plum, raspberry and licorice and shadings of mineral and smoke. Medium- to full-bodied but not overpowering, with a peppery finish. A delicious expression of Touriga. Drink now through 2007. 900 cases made. —Kim Marcus
Alluring aromas of minerals, wild herbs and the sea give way to crisp, focused flavors of citrus, mineral and fresh herbs in this intense, distinctive white. Not a blockbuster, but a delicious food wine. Treixadura, Godello and others. Drink now. 3,000 ca —Thomas Matthews
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