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$15 to $30

Jan. 13, 2003: ROSENBLUM Petite Sirah Napa Valley Pickett Road 2000 (92 points, $28)

This Zinfandel specialist also makes numerous other wines, and this Petite Sirah is worth tracking down. A mouthpuckering style, ripe, rich and earthy, with layers of blackberry, wild berry, plum and huckleberry. Finishes with a gush of mouthcoating fruit —James Laube

Jan. 02, 2003: EMMOLO Merlot Napa Valley 2000 (88 points, $25)

Intense and concentrated, with blackberry, fresh herb and loads of cedar, mocha and vanilla from toasty oak. Firm tannins persist through the finish. Drink now through 2008. 560 cases made. Smart Buys.

Dec. 31, 2002: ROSEMOUNT Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre McLaren Vale-Barossa Valley GSM 2000 (91 points, $30)

From a well-known Australian winery comes this mouthfilling red made from a blend of three grapes. Ripe, round and distinctive for its aromatic and flavor profile, offering spicy, floral blackberry, raspberry and plum fruit at the center, finishing with m —Harvey Steiman

Dec. 30, 2002: REICHSGRAF VON KESSELSTATT Riesling Spätlese Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Kaseler Nies'chen 2001 (92 points, $24)

The '01 German vintage favored Spätlese level ripeness, and this bottling from Kesselstatt is worth tracking down. Delicious, it's simply bursting with apricot, passion fruit and slate aromas and flavors all matched to a seamless texture and lively, eleg —Bruce Sanderson

Dec. 26, 2002: CERETTO Moscato d'Asti I Vignaioli di Santo Stefano 2001 (88 points, $20)

Looking for a fun sparkler for the holidays? Try this subtle and delicious Moscato from Piedmont, which offers apple, melon and pear character. Medium-bodied, it fills your mouth with fine bubbles and loads of fruit. Medium-sweet finish. What Moscato d'As —James Suckling

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