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Nov. 29, 2006
CONCHA Y TORO Carmenère Peumo Carmín de Peumo 2003
92 points, $74
Gorgeous nose of plum sauce, cocoa and aged tobacco, with a rich, fleshy palate of currant, cherry and blackberry fruit layered with loam and tobacco notes. Rock solid finish. An impressive debut. Carmenère with Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Caber —James Molesworth
Nov. 28, 2006
MOËT & CHANDON Brut Champagne Cuvée Dom Pérignon 1998
91 points, $140
Exuding honey, vanilla and light coffee notes, this creamy Champagne straddles youth and maturity. Well-balanced, fine and vibrant. The coffee and vanilla notes will develop with age. Drink now through 2015. —Bruce Sanderson
Nov. 27, 2006
J. & F. LURTON Toro El Albar Excelencia 2003
90 points, $40
Jammy cherry and charry toast flavors are assertive yet a bit overdone in this rich red. The tannins also seem overmuscled. Impressive concentration, but lacks the balance for greatness. May harmonize with time. Best after 2008. 5,500 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Nov. 25, 2006
PIPER-HEIDSIECK Brut Champagne 1998
92 points, $65
Graphite and pencil shavings introduce this creamy, elegant Champagne. Grapefruit, vanilla, coffee and a mouthwatering freshness complete it, with a fine lingering finish. Drink now through 2012. 5,000 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Nov. 24, 2006
BOLLINGER Brut Champagne Special Cuvée NV
90 points, $56
Compact and yeasty, this bubbly evokes bread dough and grapefruit flavors backed by verve and a chalky texture. It has a fine mousse and a lingering finish. Drink now through 2010. 20,000 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson
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