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$15 to $30

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Dec. 02, 2005
90 points, $17
Very ripe and lush, with lots of plum, boysenberry and fig fruit layered with cocoa, loam and spice notes. Powerful, but not heady, with a long finish. Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda and Merlot. Drink now through 2008. 4,000 cases made. —James Molesworth
Dec. 01, 2005
INAMA Sauvignon Veneto Vulcaia Fumé 2002
90 points, $20
Golden color with intensely ripe and powerful aromas of apricots and honeycomb. Full-bodied, with loads of fruit and an oily, flavorful finish. Over the top style, but I love it. Drink now. 1,500 cases made. —James Suckling
Nov. 30, 2005
COLUMBIA CREST Syrah Columbia Valley Reserve 2003
91 points, $30
Dark and juicy, with firm tannins around a lively core of caramel-scented blackberry, floral and peppery spice flavors, lingering on the firm finish. Best from 2006 through 2011. 4,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Nov. 29, 2005
FOREFATHERS Shiraz McLaren Vale 2003
91 points, $23
Dense, but it seems to get more transparent with each sip. It has pepper and licorice overtones to the dark berry and cherry flavors, lingering enticingly as the finish starts to float. Drink now through 2012. 3,343 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Nov. 28, 2005
SELAKS Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Premium Selection 2005
90 points, $15
Bright and vivid, with celery-tinged grapefruit, lime and green apple flavors that keep hopping through the long finish. Drink now. 8,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
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