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Jul. 01, 2005: SCHRADER Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard 2002 (96 points, $75)

A delicious Cabernet, with a wonderful purity of flavor anchored by a rich, dense and concentrated core of earthy currant, blackberry, wild berry and perfumed floral aromas. Supported by firm, ripe, structured tannins. There's a lot going on in this young —James Laube

Jun. 30, 2005: LOUIS JADOT Corton-Charlemagne 2002 (95 points, $115)

Refined, with a dense core of apple surrounded by pear and apple pie spice aromas and flavors. Bright and impeccably balanced, this is harmonious and well-defined, yet dense, and has not revealed all its charms. Fine length with a creamy texture. Best fro —Bruce Sanderson

Jun. 29, 2005: PETER MICHAEL Chardonnay Sonoma County Belle Côte 2003 (93 points, $70)

A flashy, flamboyant style, loaded with ripe, rich pear and golden apple flavors and layers of spice and toasty oak. Yet for all its richness and depth, it turns elegant and restrained on the finish. Drink now through 2008. 2,865 cases made. —James Laube

Jun. 28, 2005: COBBLESTONE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2001 (92 points, $49)

Firm and intense, with a tight, concentrated band of cedar, currant, herb and mineral. Shows touches of chocolate and herb. Gains complexity and finesse on the finish where the flavors fold together tightly. Best from 2007 through 2012. 465 cases made. —James Laube

Jun. 27, 2005: HARTWELL Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District 2002 (92 points, $115)

Rich, supple and harmonious, with layers of blackberry, currant and dusty berry fruit shaded by light toasty oak and supported by firm, ripe, fine-grained tannins. Needs time for the cedary oak to works its way into the center, but should be superb in a c —James Laube

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