Harlan Estate and Colgin Cellars blazed the way for a fresh crop of California super-wines.
1997 Harlan Estate Red Wine
A powerful, earthy Napa cab fetching Bordeaux-level prices at auctions Release price: $225 Auction Price: $1,294
2006 Colgin IX Estate Napa Valley Red Wine
An elegant, floral red boasting a rare, perfect 100 score from Robert Parker Release price: $290 Auction price: $637
2005 Kosta Browne Kanzler Vineyard Pinor Noir
A Sonoma wine with electric black-cherry flavor that's winning devotees among finance types Release price: $72 Online price: $179*