Fantastic. Dark and deep, with lots of black fruit, this is as silky as you can imagine a red, all cream and smoothness and seduction. Full-bodied, it kicks in with a touch of fresh fruit character on the long, juicy finish. Massive, sweet tannins lurk in —Per-Henrik Mansson
Though known predominantly for its reds, Tuscany offers a few tasty whites as well. This Sauvignon Blanc provides aromas of peach, flint, gunpowder and ripe fruit. Full-bodied yet reserved, with fine acidity and a long, long, flavorful finish. A Sauvignon —James Suckling
South Africa's Sauvignon Blancs enjoyed a fine harvest in '01, and Mulderbosch is consistently one of the region's top producers of this varietal. A vibrant mix of lime, cut grass, sweet pea and chalk, with good, medium-weight texture and a long, juicy fi —James Molesworth
Felsina is consistently one of Tuscany's top Chianti producers. Lots of dried cherry and crushed black fruit, with polished leather and mineral notes. Medium-bodied, with good acidity on the palate, well-integrated tannins and a medium, well-balanced and —James Suckling
This Carneros-based winery has made a name for itself with its range of Rhône varietals, and this Syrah is a fine example of why. Fragrant and intense, with rich black cherry, game meat, mineral, spice, leather and earth flavors. Generous toasty oak and —James Laube
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