There's wonderful depth and complexity to this rich red as it reveals its ripe currant, black cherry, cedar, anise and blackberry. Finishes with a mouthful of lively fruit and a long, integrated aftertaste. Best from 2002 through 2012. 2,010 cases made. —James Laube
From an Australian winery that needs no introduction, comes this soft, round and generous Chardonnay. Has a nice core of ripe pear, orange and spice, aside from a touch of burnt rubber. A stylish wine with distinctive character. Drink now through 2005. 8, —Harvey Steiman
Bucking the trend of the difficult '98 vintage in California, here's an outstanding '98 Chardonnay. Sleek and elegant, boasting rich, clean, vibrant and exotic pear, pineapple, guava and citrus flavors that sail on the finish. Drink now through 2004. 1,24 —James Laube
From one of the region top producer's comes an outstanding Riesling. The structure, like frozen snow that squeaks underfoot, combines with an airy yet dense texture to frame the slate, ruby grapefruit and peach flavors in this textbook Mosel-style '99. Wo —Bruce Sanderson
This Veneto red is glorious and rich, yet sophisticated. Dark ruby in color, it emits aromas of raisins and berries, with hints of cocoa and spice. It's full-bodied, with chewy yet velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Best after 2001. 11,000 cases mad —James Suckling
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