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Feb. 11, 2014: ALOIS LAGEDER Alto Adige White Tenutae Lageder Lowengang 2010 (90 points, $48)

This spicy white boasts an elegant frame, with a palate of creamed apple, toasted hazelnut, fresh straw and salted butter, balanced by a clean tang acidity. Well-knit, offering a lasting, aromatic finish. Chardonnay. Drink now through 2019. 2,600 cases made. —Alison Napjus

Feb. 10, 2014: ZEITGEIST Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2010 (92 points, $70)

Beautifully crafted, sleek and trim, with well-defined dried currant, berry, loamy earth, smoke and cedar notes. Shows a sweet edge to the ripe berry flavors, ending with a crushed rock feel to the tannins. Drink now through 2027. 300 cases made. —James Laube

Feb. 08, 2014: CAVE DE TAIN Crozes-Hermitage White Les Hauts d'Eole 2011 (90 points, $35)

Offers a hint of toasted almond up front, followed by dried pineapple, Jonagold apple and peach flavors. The plump, rounded finish lets the toast and fruit accents mingle. Drink now. 350 cases made. —James Molesworth

Feb. 07, 2014: TURLEY Zinfandel Paso Robles Pesenti Vineyard 2011 (93 points, $35)

Deeply structured and jammed with fruit, this offers aromas of briary wild berry and grilled fennel, with appealingly rustic and ripe dried cherry, mineral and smoky cracked pepper flavors. Drink now through 2021. 1,800 cases made. —Tim Fish

Feb. 06, 2014: JEAN-MICHEL STEPHAN Côte-Rôtie Côteaux de Bassenon 2009 (95 points, $115)

Very dark, with brooding aromas of espresso, charcoal and smoldering bay leaf, this is racy and pure, dominated by a strong iron spine, while well-defined black cherry, red currant and blackberry fruit waits in reserve. Offers a distinctive dark yet racy profile, revealing an echo of burnished leather on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2026. 50 cases imported. —James Molesworth

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