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May. 24, 1999
GALLO OF SONOMA Chardonnay Russian River Valley 1997
89 points, $12
This is a really impressive California Chardonnay at this price. Elegant, smooth and silky, not overbearing, it serves up pretty hazelnut, vanilla, pear and lemon flavors, with a long, refreshing finish complete with mineral overtones. Drink now through 2
May. 22, 1999
R.H. PHILLIPS Chardonnay Dunnigan Hills Toasted Head 1997
87 points, $12
This California Chardonnay is ripe, with a supple band of pineapple, toasted oak, citrus and pear flavors. Finishes soft but focused and refreshing. Drink now. Should be easy to find some of the 25,000 cases made.
May. 21, 1999
KENWOOD Zinfandel Lodi Old Vine 1996
85 points, $10
Rich and ripe-tasting, offering chunky plum and black cherry flavors and picking up cedar and tar notes that add dimension on the finish, this California Zinfandel is an impressive package at a reasonable price. Ready now. 10,000 cases made.
May. 20, 1999
ROSENBLUM Zinfandel California Vintners Cuvee XVII NV
86 points, $10
This ripe and juicy Zinfandel is not only value-priced, it's ready for drinking tonight. It's lively and well balanced, with an appealing character of plum, cherry, berry and spice -- quite enjoyable. Drink now. Contains 10 percent Merlot. 12,000 cases ma
May. 19, 1999
KIONA Chardonnay Washington 1997
87 points, $10
Chardonnay on your shopping list? Then how about this brightly styled, budget-minded version from Washington State? It's aromatic and tasty, with pretty apple and guava aromas and flavors that persist appealingly on the open-textured finish. Drink now thr