This Petite Sirah is dark and firm, with tight, crisp tannins and a rich, intense core of blackberry, raspberry and black cherry in need of short-term cellaring. It finishes with detailed tannins and mineral and earth notes. A great version of this variet —James Laube
A wonderful value in Chardonnay that is complex, ripe, bold and rich, layered with earth, pear, toast, fig and smoky oak flavors. It's smooth in texture, with a long, full aftertaste. Delicious now through 2008. 11,159 cases made. —James Laube
Toasty oak, herb, ripe lemon, pineapple and melon flavors are well-balanced and generous. Full-bodied, with lively acidity and a long finish. Made from a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Drink now through 2003. 36,000 cases made. —James Laube
On the oaky side, with a creamy texture and plenty of toast and coconut notes. Full-bodied, with hints of pear and herb flavors poking through. Drink now through 2003. 18,000 cases made. —James Laube
Smooth, silky and moderately generous with its blackberry and citrus flavors, finishing with a crisp note that balances the flavors and textures. Drink now through 2003. 1,575 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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