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May. 04, 2016
TE MATA Syrah Hawkes Bay Bullnose 2014
90 points, $45
Dense and velvety, a rich combination of blackberry and blueberry flavors that are thickly tannic, with spice, tobacco and black walnut details that linger on the long, expressive finish. Drink now through 2025. 1,500 cases made. —MaryAnn Worobiec
May. 03, 2016
CIACCI PICCOLOMINI D'ARAGONA Brunello di Montalcino 2011
91 points, $52
Cherry, leather, wild herb and underbrush flavors highlight this juicy red. On the lean side, but the vibrant acidity keeps this focused and fresh, extending the woodsy spice and tobacco elements on the finish. Best from 2017 through 2025. 5,850 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
May. 02, 2016
PAHLMEYER Merlot Napa Valley 2013
92 points, $85
Plump and silky, with a luxurious texture and a lingering finish framed by rich flavors of black cherry, mocha, dusty herb and spicy oak. Tannins ease in on the finish. Drink now through 2024. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 2,844 cases made. —Tim Fish
Apr. 30, 2016
DOMAINE DE LA VIEILLE JULIENNE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réservé 2012
96 points, $300
Packed in tight, with fig, boysenberry and blackberry confiture notes bursting with youthful energy, harnessed by graphite, tar and ganache elements. Reveals a terrific bolt of anise through the finish, showing echoes of juniper and violet. There's superb range and depth here. This will take some cellaring to unwind fully. Best from 2019 through 2035. 30 cases imported. —James Molesworth
Apr. 29, 2016
PRATS & SYMINGTON Douro Chryseia 2013
92 points, $75
Elegant and richly spiced, with flavors of raspberry, red plum, currant and dark olive. Intense accents of dried green herb show midpalate, delivering forest floor and underbrush details on the zesty finish. Drink now through 2020. 1,800 cases made. —Kim Marcus
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