EDITOR'S CHOICE; A burnished gold color and rich honeyed aromas open this dessert Torontel with Old World shadings. A balanced palate suggests lateharvest Pinot Gris from Alsace, while flavors of honey, caramel and toffee finish with a pecan note. Drink through 2028. - M.S.
Cherry, plum, tobacco and wet earth aromas and flavors are accented by a light touch of oak spice in this rich, well-defined red. A mesh of light tannins underlines the finish. Though approachable now, this should age well. Drink now through 2032. -B.S.
Developed... with concentrated flavors of peach nectar, apricot tart and gooseberry jelly, filled with honeyed notes. Shows creaminess midpalate, presenting an elegant and sweet finish that glides endlessly into rich custardy accents. Drink now through 2032. – A.Z.
A sleek, minerally white, with well-cut acidity defining flavors of white peach, pine and preserved lemon, showing a rich hint of passion fruit coulis. Fine and creamy, offering a lasting finish. Drink now through 2027. – A.N.
Beeswax and crushed pine notes are layered with poached apple, Marcona almond and lemon curd flavors in this dry, medium-bodied version, framed by sleek acidity and petrol-laced minerality. Drink now through 2026. – A.N.
Fresh and minerally, with lots of petrol and pine details accenting the crunchy pear, crushed almond and lemon pith notes. Creamy on the palate and tightly knit, driven by racy acidity that creates a mouthwatering impression on the lasting finish. Drink now through 2026. – A.N.
Bright and well-knit, this medium-bodied white offers a silky mix of crushed almond, poached peach, lemon pâte de fruit and herb flavors. Well-cut and minerally on the subtle, lingering finish. Drink now through 2026.– A.N.
A lovely nose of petrol and white pepper leads to flavors of apricot, star anise, lemon peel and herb in this elegant, light-bodied white, defined by finely cut, steely acidity. Offers a long, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2030. – A.N.
A minerally red, showing tar and graphite notes that underscore the flavors of crushed black cherry, cured tobacco, pomegranate and citrus. Fresh and well-knit, with sleek acidity and lightly chalky tannins providing fine definition. Nero d'Avola and Merlot. Drink now through 2026. — A.N.
Aromas of rose, woodland berry, leather and forest floor mingle with whiffs of camphor on this fragrant, medium-bodied red. The elegantly structured, balanced palate has nice tension fueled by bright acidity and iron notes that accompany ripe cherry, raspberry, licorice and a hint of baking spice. Taut fine-grained tannins provide firm, polished support. Drink 2022–2030. . —K.O.
Raspberry-compote and fruitcake aromas mingle with balsamic notes of eucalyptus. The aromas follow through to the enveloping, full-bodied palate together with licorice, baking spice, toasted almond and pipe tobacco before an iron finish. Velvety tannins give it a creamy elegance. Drink through 2029. —K.O.
CELLAR SELECTION; Exotic spice, rose, eucalyptus and red-berry aromas are front and center on this perfumed red. It’s loaded with finesse and tension, delivering Marasca cherry, cranberry, licorice and clove while a mineral note evoking rusty iron (and that’s a good thing) adds depth to the finish. Firm acidity and tightly knit fine-grained tannins provide structure and balance. Drink 2021–2033. —K.O.
A lovely, flinty hint of reduction still swings on the nose. The palate is juicy and has both ease and concentration, expressed by lovely, pleasantly bitter phenolics that seem to amplify the freshness. The finish is juicy, rounded and fresh. —A.K.