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Sep. 07, 2006
JOHN DUVAL Plexus Barossa Valley 2004
91 points, $35
Smooth and round, with a gamy edge to the ripe blackberry and pomegranate flavors, balanced with lively acidity and a nice touch of licorice and floral character as the finish lingers. Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2014. 750 cases imp —Harvey Steiman
Sep. 06, 2006
KEN FORRESTER Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch The FMC 2004
91 points, $65
Big, with alluring graham and ginger aromas followed by a layered palate of cardamom, fig, piecrust, nectarine and persimmon. Rich but dry and focused, with a long, detailed finish. Lovely. Drink now through 2010. 620 cases made. —James Molesworth
Sep. 05, 2006
DOMAINE DE LA MORDORÉE Lirac La Reine des Bois 2004
91 points, $37
Offers layers of succulent fruit--blackberry, fig and plum--along with terroir-driven garrigue, mineral and tobacco notes. Long finish has solid grip, but is fresh enough to drink now. Impressive for the appellation. Drinks like a Châteaune —James Molesworth
Sep. 04, 2006
CHRISTIAN MOREAU PÈRE & FILS Chablis Vaillon 2004
91 points, $36
Terrific finesse and balance. Apple, lemon and mineral flavors pulse through the delicate frame, thanks to a vibrant structure. Though appealing now, it will develop well over the next decade. Drink now through 2015. 1,428 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Sep. 02, 2006
BODEGA NOEMÍA DE PATAGONIA J. Alberto Río Negro Valley 2005
91 points, $38
Dark and juicy, with raspberry and boysenberry fruit backed by toast, mineral and graphite notes. Pure, driven finish pumps out fruit, but stays fresh. Malbec and Merlot. Drink now through 2011. 670 cases made. —James Molesworth
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