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$15 to $30

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Jun. 13, 2003
JUSTIN Syrah Paso Robles 2000
88 points, $23
Here's another solid California Syrah that should be fairly easy to track down. Stylish, with intense, plush spice, black cherry and pomegranate flavors, with a touch of cocoa. Well-integrated oak overtones frame the firm but ripe tannin on the finish. Dr —James Laube
Jun. 11, 2003
BRIDLEWOOD Syrah Central Coast 2000
89 points, $19
Here's a way to introduce yourself to California Syrah. Intense and concentrated, with finely integrated raspberry, black cherry, beef and salty mineral flavors. Cedary, toasty oak and supple tannins fold into the lingering finish. Excellent value. Drink —James Laube
Jun. 09, 2003
NOVY Syrah Santa Lucia Highlands 2001
92 points, $23
Syrah continues to improve in California, as this offering from Novy shows. A tremendous effort, gorgeous fruit, rich and multifaceted, with gobs of beef, spice, white pepper, bacon (and bacon fat), touches of berry and cedar, with a long, rich, delicious —James Laube
Jun. 07, 2003
TIKAL Corazon Altos de Mendoza 2001
90 points, $25
From Ernesto Catena (Nicolás' son) comes this ripe blend of Bonarda and Malbec. Dark, juicy and lush, with blackberry and raspberry fruit, lots of dark toast, and hints of spice and chocolate on the fleshy, persistent finish. For fruit bomb lovers. Drink —James Molesworth
Jun. 05, 2003
CASTELLO DI BOSSI Chianti Classico 2000
88 points, $25
From Tuscany comes this solid Chianti buy. It's dark, with a rich nose, offering loads of spicy plum, with a hint of sandalwood and dried herb. Medium-bodied, with lots of flavor, velvety tannins and a medium-long, minerally finish. Drink now. 25,000 case —James Suckling
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