This polished red shows balance and depth, with blackberry, cocoa, licorice and mineral flavors, accented by fresh herb and black pepper notes. The tannins are firm and well-integrated, presenting lively acidity. Drink now through 2020. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 1,250 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Crisp and tangy, with juicy green pear, apple and white pepper flavors, coming together tidily on the linear finish. Needs time to soften the edges and gain texture. Best from 2016 through 2023. 250 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Solid, with a dark brambly frame around the plum sauce, black currant and fig notes. A ganache echo shows on the finish, revealing some solid grip. Drink now through 2016. 150 cases imported. —James Molesworth
Fresh and juicy, with plenty of minerality and creaminess to the pear, ripe apple and raspberry tart flavors. Macaroon accents linger on the rich, spicy finish, with hints of lavender. Drink now through 2018. 700 cases made. —Kim Marcus
Dark and juicy, with notes of fresh-ground black pepper adding interest to the lively purple plum and blackberry flavors, finishing with focus and intensity. Drink now through 2018. 4,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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