91..........Pierpaolo Pecorari Pinot Grigio Venezia Giulia OLIVERS 2000; $ 24:
Impressive, almost late - harvest style. Needs food. Very ripe, with lots of spice, piecrust and dried pineapple character. Full bodied and fresh, with a long, long, flavorful, after taste. Drink now. 500 cases made. - J.S.
90.......... Pierpaolo Pecorari Sauvignon Isonzo del Friuli ALTIS 2000; $ 19:
Very subtle, with mineral and flint aromas and hints of tropical fruit. Medium -to full- bodled, with a beatifully, fruity, crisp finish. Drink now. 800 cases made. - J.S.
89.......... Pierpaolo Pecorari Chardonnay Venezia Giulia SORIS 2000; $ 24:
Loads of fruit in this wine, with apple, pineapple and spice character. Full bodied and rich, with a long toasty finish. Hints of carbon dioxide. Incredibly fresh. Delicius. Best after 2002. 500 cases made. - J.S.
87..........Pierpaolo Pecorari Pratoscuro NV; $ 15:
Fascinating aromas of flint, lemon and sliced limes. Medium- bodied, with fresh acidity and a medium, superclean finish. Muller-Thurgau and Risling Renano. Drink now. 600 cases made. - J.S.
85.......... Pierpaolo Pecorari Pinot Grigio Isonzo del Friuli 2000; $ 15:
Bright and fruity, with plenty of tropical fruit and mineral character. Medium-bodied, with a fruity finish. Delicious. Drink now. 2500 cases made. - J.S.