Jim Barry, The Lodge Hill Shiraz, Clare Valley, Australia, 2011

Soft in texture, with a burst of acidity lifting the blackberry and tea leaf flavors, persisting on the finish. $38


Greg Norman Estates Shiraz, Limestone Coast, Australia, 2010

Vibrant in flavor and well-mannered in structure, playing its blackberry and currant fruit against hints of licorice and bay leaf. The finish lingers easily against velvety tannins.  $32

Klinker Brick, Farráh, Lodi, California, 2011

Rich, full-bodied and deeply fruited with berry jam flavors.  Gains depth and sophistication on the finish.  $40

Tensley, Syrah, Santa Barbara County, Colson Canyon, CA, 2007

Firm and bold with rich, chewy tannins.  This full-bodied syrah offers layers of berry, sage, mineral, dried currant and floral scents.  $76

Two Hands, Angels’ Share, Shiraz, McLaren Vale, Australia, 2012

Dark and juicy, medium in weight, with focused, dense blackberry, cherry and licorice flavors,which persist on the refined finish.  $62