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Aug. 21, 2006
SEA SMOKE Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Ten 2004
93 points, $70
Riveting aromas, intense, vivid yet elegant and supple, with rich blueberry, huckleberry and wild berry flavors that unfold gracefully, gaining complexity, depth and nuance. The flavors reveal a wonderful fresh earth and mineral edge on the finish. Drink —James Laube
Aug. 19, 2006
DOMAINE DU CLOS DES FÉES Côtes du Roussillon-Villages Vieilles Vignes 2003
91 points, $40
Rich, robust and full-bodied red, with layers of plum, dark currant and raspberry flavors. Plenty of structure as well, with a note of elegance that should emerge more with time in the cellar. Drink now through 2012. 400 cases imported. —Kim Marcus
Aug. 18, 2006
BERGSTRÖM Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Cumberland Reserve 2004
91 points, $35
Velvety, round and focused on its pure currant and white pepper flavors, lingering nicely on the open-textured finish, picking up a creamy note. Best from 2008 through 2014. 1,200 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Aug. 17, 2006
BRANSON COACH HOUSE Shiraz Barossa Valley Greenock Block Single Vineyard 2004
91 points, $60
Polished, open-textured and distinctive for all the floral notes spinning through the rich cherry, currant, plum and dusky spice flavors, lingering on the refreshing finish. Lavish tannins don't get in the way. Drink now through 2015. 750 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Aug. 16, 2006
BENNETT LANE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005
91 points, $45
Ripe and fleshy, with rich succulent layers of currant, anise, blackberry and black cherry fruit supported by hints of chicory-laced oak and firm yet ripe tannins. Best from 2007 through 2012. 2,000 cases made. —James Laube
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