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Toast and spice flavors deepen the dried pear, ginger and marzipan flavors in this rich sparkler. Features a firm texture, with a focused mousse and cidery acidity. Showing maturity, but remains focused and long. Drink now through 2017. 475 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Cherry, anise, menthol and tar aromas and flavors signal this unadorned Barolo. Fresh and well-balanced, this needs time to absorb the dusty tannins. Should come around soon. Best from 2017 through 2029. 466 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Rich and filled with a complex mix of white fruit, savory spice and lentil flavors that make for a powerful, textbook style of Grüner. Shows concentrated creaminess, with a long finish redolent of chamomile and hints of lavender. Drink now through 2024. 750 cases made. —Kim Marcus
This starts out with floral, black cherry and raspberry flavors, tinged by leather, tar and tobacco elements. Juicy and elegant in the end, with firm tannins and bright acidity driving the long finish. Best from 2017 through 2028. 500 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
This has a lovely core of pure, fresh, well-defined boysenberry, blackberry and plum fruit, which glides beautifully over polished alder and vanilla notes while hints of violet and anise fill in on the finish. A lovely whiff of tobacco chimes in at the very end. This should be fun to cellar. A big wine that goes with the flow of the vintage and doesn't try to overdo it. Best from 2018 through 2027. 4,167 cases made. —James Molesworth
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