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Dec. 15, 2017
AALDERING Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Stellenbosch 2012
91 points, $35
A rich, smoky style, with bay leaf, tobacco and roasted alder notes melding into a core of gently mulled plum, black currant and cherry fruit. A solid sanguine streak adds cut and drive to the finish. Best from 2018 through 2022. 1,300 cases made. —James Molesworth
Dec. 14, 2017
SANCTUARY Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley Bien Nacido Vineyard 2014
92 points, $40
A velvety red, with plush and well-spiced flavors of plum tart, cherry cobbler and raspberry that are supported by medium-grained tannins. The creamy finish lingers effortlessly, showing hints of dried mint. Drink now through 2022. 1,540 cases made. —Kim Marcus
Dec. 13, 2017
DOMAINE TOUR ST.-MICHEL Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée des Deux Sœurs 2015
91 points, $50
Solid, delivering a grippy charcoal and wood spice frame around a core of lightly steeped plum, blackberry and black currant fruit. Singed alder notes line the finish, with a light mineral edge running underneath. Best from 2019 through 2027. 2,400 cases made. —James Molesworth
Dec. 12, 2017
GIOVANNI SORDO Barolo 2013
90 points, $40
This red combines fruity and savory elements, sporting cherry, plum, wild herb and tobacco flavors, with a hint of mineral. Open, balanced and moderately long. Best from 2019 through 2032. 12,500 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Dec. 11, 2017
BODEGAS RESALTE DE PEÑAFIEL Ribera del Duero Lecco Reserva 2012
90 points, $38
Espresso, tar and loamy earth notes give this solid red a brooding character, but there's a core of plum and currant, and balsamic acidity balances the muscular tannins. Drink now through 2025. 5,220 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
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