Dark and ripe, with black licorice, plum, tar and tobacco notes backed by muscular structure. Fleshy and concentrated, this increases its power and depth on the finish. Drink now through 2018. 2,000 cases made. —James Molesworth
This is tight and racy, showing butter, lime and apple flavors, a supple texture and a fine, mouthwatering finish. A stony mineral element lingers. Best from 2007 through 2018. 295 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson
Smooth and round, a generous mouthful of plum and cherry fruit shaded with welcome hints of smoke and dark chocolate as the finish lingers against fine tannins. Drink now through 2014. 261 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Rich and opulent, here's a white that offsets its lush texture with juicy acidity. Flowers, peach and vanilla notes weave throughout, with a crisp, lingering finish. Drink now through 2012. 1,000 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
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