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Jul. 24, 1999
CHATEAU MONT-REDON Chateauneuf-du-Pape
89 points, $30
A delicious Rhone red, with a classy blackberry, toasty, floral aroma suggesting clever oak-aging, but it's all very ripe and velvety and then delivers fresh character on the lively finish. Drink now through 2005. Should be easy to track down some of the
Jul. 22, 1999
KENDALL-JACKSON Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley Camelot Vineyard Single Vineyard Series 1996
91 points, $19
Brimming with complex flavors, this Chardonnay offers a harmonious blend of ripe pear, nectarine, pineapple and spice, with smoky, toasty oak filling in the gaps nicely. Drink now through 2002. 62,000 cases made.
Jul. 21, 1999
MARIMAR TORRES Chardonnay Russian River Valley Don Miguel Vineyard 1997
92 points, $25
From a vineyard of distinction comes this sleek and spicy Chardonnay, with pretty aromas and flavors of ripe pear, pippin apple and pineapple. It's supple and elegant on the palate, finishing long and rich. Drink now through 2002. 9,912 cases made.
Jul. 20, 1999
SMITH WOODHOUSE Late Bottled Port Traditional Unfiltered
86 points, $26
A mellow and gentle LBV, with cherry, berry and blackberry character. Medium-bodied and medium sweet, with silky tannins and a sweet berry aftertaste. A traditional LBV at its peak. Drink now.
Jul. 17, 1999
J.P. VINHOS Cabernet Sauvignon Terras do Sado Quinta da Bacalhoa 1996
86 points, $16
From Portugal comes this solid value in dry red wine -- and it's from a grape that's well known to American consumers. Very aromatic, though not typical of Cabernet Sauvignon, displaying sweet, plummy flavors accented with sandalwood and vanilla, all supp