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Oct. 31, 2002: BARTON & GUESTIER Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2000 (89 points, $20)

The Rhône has enjoyed a trio of fine vintages recently, from '98 through '00. This '00 Châteauneuf should provide a nice introduction to the region's wines. Clean and measured, this balanced, traditional red is reserved on the nose, delivering some mine —Per-Henrik Mansson

Oct. 30, 2002: ARTESA Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1999 (92 points, $30)

Smooth, rich and elegant. This is a supple, deeply flavored, harmonious wine, with focused currant, cassis and blackberry fruit that's pure and succulent, finishing with ripe, well-integrated tannins and a burst of fruit. Drink now through 2012. Tasted tw —James Laube

Oct. 29, 2002: THELEMA Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2002 (88 points, $16)

Owner and winemaker Gyles Webb has this estate among the best in South Africa today. Known for a superb Cabernet Sauvignon, Thelema also produces fine Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, and the estate recently added Shiraz to its lineup. The '02 Sauv —James Molesworth

Oct. 26, 2002: NEWTON Claret Napa Valley 1999 (90 points, $22)

A supple, elegant style, with a range of herb, currant and green olive that offers complexity, picking up anise, earth and mineral flavors. Pleasantly balanced on the finish. A wine of grace and delicacy. Drink now through 2009. 9,800 cases made. Smart B —James Laube

Oct. 23, 2002: MULDERBOSCH Faithful Hound Stellenbosch 2000 (90 points, $23)

This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc is the best version yet from Mulderbosch. Winemaker Mike Dobrovic has this estate at the forefront of South Africa's burgeoning wine scene. Full-bodied, with ripe currant and blackberry f —James Molesworth

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