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$15 to $30

Jan. 12, 2004: ESTANCIA Pinot Grigio California 2002 (89 points, $15)

Wonderful intensity, vibrancy and purity of flavor, with zesty grapefruit, mineral, lemonade and peach flavors on a soft frame, with a zingy finish. Drink now through 2004. 6,200 cases made. Smart Buys. —James Laube

Jan. 12, 2004: PROVISOR Syrah Dry Creek Valley 2002 (90 points, $30)

This wine offers a pure, rich display of ripe blackberry, boysenberry and plummy notes, that are offset by a dusty wild berry, violet and sage scent and supported by tight, firm, grainy tannins. Best from 2006 through 2012. 440 cases made. From California —James Laube

Jan. 10, 2004: CHÂTEAU MONTUS Madiran 2000 (90 points, $22)

A brooding, full-flavored red, with loads of character and power. Starts with aromas of smoked meat and flavors of dark plum and ham hocks. Tannins build on the finish, which is filled with plenty of decadent earth and mushroom notes. Best from 2004 throu —Kim Marcus

Jan. 09, 2004: JADE MOUNTAIN Syrah Napa Valley 2001 (92 points, $28)

Rich, intense and expansive, with layers of ripe, almost syrupy blackberry and wild berry fruit, shaded by spice, tar, pepper and cedar notes. Finishes with firm yet supple tannins. Gorgeous Syrah. Drink now through 2010. 720 cases made. Highly Recommend —James Laube

Jan. 08, 2004: MEULENHOF Riesling Spätlese Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Wehlener Sonnenuhr 2002 (93 points, $20)

This dances on the palate. Floral, lime, peach and mineral aromas and flavors show intensity, yet remain ethereal and perfectly integrated with the lightweight frame. But the flavors go on and on. Drink now through 2020. 400 cases made. Highly Recommende —Bruce Sanderson

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