Subtle apple, pear and creamy mineral. Medium-bodied, compact and very well-knit, with a hint of bitter almond on the finish. Elegant, classy Soave. Drink now. 2,500 cases made.
Sep. 06, 2006
LOS MAQUIS Lien Colchagua Valley 2004
88 points, $18
A clean-cut, modern style, with a layer of mocha and toast leading the way for ripe plum and blackberry fruit. Fleshy, fruit-filled finish has a nice loamy hint. Syrah, Carmenère, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Drink now through 2007. 6,000 cas —James Molesworth