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$15 to $30

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Jan. 27, 2000
PENFOLDS Shiraz South Australia Kalimna Bin 28 1996
90 points, $25
This Australian Shiraz is a beguiling combination of rich, almost decadent flavors on an upright frame that has a nicely buried backbone of acidity and tannin. Nothing is obtrusive, everything is in graceful balance, leaving an ultimate impression of both —Harvey Steiman
Jan. 26, 2000
PLUNKETT Shiraz Victoria Blackwood Ridge 1998
87 points, $15
A light style of Aussie Shiraz that centers its plum, berry and black pepper flavors on a supple, open-textured frame. Immediately appealing. Drink now through 2004. 3,000 cases made.
Jan. 25, 2000
ROSEMOUNT Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre McLaren Vale GSM 1997
94 points, $22
This Aussie red blend is rich and distinctive, a bit lighter than most Shiraz, but dripping with flavors, corraling a wild range of meaty blackberry, red cherry, black cherry and pepper flavors into a smooth wine of enormous character and depth. Appealing —Harvey Steiman
Jan. 19, 2000
MASTROBERARDINO Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio White<br> 1998
89 points, $19
This southern Italian white is a deadringer for Riesling, with honey, mineral and piecrust aromas and flavors. Extremely well made. Medium-bodied, with lots of fruit and a flavorful finish. Drink now. 16,000 cases made. —James Suckling
Jan. 12, 2000
GOLDWATER Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Dog Point 1999
90 points, $19
Here's another solid Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand. Fresh and lively, offering bright apple, nectarine and citrus flavors that linger on the racy finish. Yummy now. Drink now. 10,000 cases made.
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