Here's a top-flight California Syrah that isn't out of bounds price-wise. It's enormously complex and concentrated, deep and plush, with layers of currant, plum, mineral, spice and tobacco. Finishes in a long, luxuriant aftertaste. Excellent value. Drink —James Laube
It will be hard to track this down, but Alban's Syrahs are worth the effort. Tremendous color, complexity, concentration and depth of flavor, yet for all the flavors that unravel -- espresso, blackberry, pencil lead, currant and cedary oak--there's a wond —James Laube
Chablis enjoyed a fine harvest in '00, as the gorgeous purity and clarity in this offering shows. Full, rich aromas and flavors of flower, apple and mineral persist throughout this balanced, well-integrated white. It's really focused and intense, expressi —Bruce Sanderson
From a winery with a long history of excellence, the '99 Cask 23 is another winner. Wonderful complexity and sense of harmony and finesse, with rich, intense, supple layers of currant, black cherry, anise, game and coffee. Finishes with a long, rich after —James Laube
This late-release '00 white Burgundy is a powerhouse of a wine that roars on the palate. Golden-colored, rich and ripe, with lemon curd, honey and hazelnuts. This thick-textured, spicy, profound, full-throttle white bursts with so much energy, it takes yo —Per-Henrik Mansson
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