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Jan. 29, 2007
CRAGGY RANGE Sophia Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay 2004
90 points, $60
A broad-shouldered Merlot, with concentrated black currant, black plum and generous cedary oak flavors. Fresh herb tones and muscular tannins grip the finish. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2008 through 2012. 860 cases imported. —Daniel Sogg
Jan. 27, 2007
CIMICKY Shiraz Barossa Valley The Autograph 2004
91 points, $45
A lively red that's remarkable for its freshness and vitality, with blackberry, black currant and hints of minerality as the finish emerges against refined tannins. Approachable now, but wait a while if possible. Best after 2008. 1,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Jan. 26, 2007
PAHLMEYER Jayson Napa Valley 2004
92 points, $55
Firm, ripe and complex, with vivid red currant and black cherry fruit that's well-defined, structured and supported by firm, integrated tannins. Ends with a nice flash of toasty oak and mineral notes. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit V —James Laube
Jan. 25, 2007
OJAI Syrah Santa Barbara County Bien Nacido Vineyard 2003
92 points, $38
Dark-hued, intense and spicy, with rich layers of wild berry, sage and herb, picking up a hint of chocolate and espresso bean on the finish, where the tannins are rich and tight. Drink now through 2011. 871 cases made. —James Laube
Jan. 24, 2007
SAVIAH Big Sky Cuvée Columbia Valley 2004
91 points, $35
Supple, round and generous with its tightly woven black cherry, black currant and plum aromas and flavors that are shaded with hints of smoke and roasted meat as the flavors glide beautifully against superrefined tannins. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Ca —Harvey Steiman
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