Polished, open-textured and distinctive for all the floral notes spinning through the rich cherry, currant, plum and dusky spice flavors, lingering on the refreshing finish. Lavish tannins don't get in the way. Drink now through 2015. 750 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Ripe and fleshy, with rich succulent layers of currant, anise, blackberry and black cherry fruit supported by hints of chicory-laced oak and firm yet ripe tannins. Best from 2007 through 2012. 2,000 cases made. —James Laube
Firm and round, generous with its dark-toned blackberry and currant flavors, shaded with smoke and a distinct minerality as the finish sails on and on, remaining supple through it all. Drink now through 2013. 570 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
A minerally red, with ripe forest fruits, steely minerals and a hint of lavender. Full-bodied, with well-integrated tannins and a firm, minerally finish. Superclean Amarone. Best after 2006. 11,500 cases made. —James Suckling
Smooth and round, with lovely ripe cherry and spice aromas and flavors that play themselves out generously despite a hint of an earthy, slightly Aspirin-like note on the long finish. Best from 2008 through 2014. 200 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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