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Sep. 16, 2005 LA BASTIDE ST.-DOMINIQUE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Secrets de Pignan Vieilles Vignes 2003
92 points, $47
Lovely perfume here, with raspberry and kirsch aromas and flavors leading the way for racy mineral, violet and graphite flavors. Long, racy finish shows fine purity and acidity for the vintage. Accessible now, but will benefit from time. Drink now through —James Molesworth
Sep. 15, 2005 LES VINS DE VIENNE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Otéliées 2003
93 points, $49
Densely structured and shrouded in cocoa and toast, this very concentrated wine has a massive core of blackberry, tar, game and mineral notes that will need cellaring to harmonize fully—but when it does ... Almost like a Northern Rhône in its focus and —James Molesworth
Sep. 14, 2005
ROGER SABON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve 2003
93 points, $50
This has all the ripe, nearly exotic plum, blackberry, briar and bacon aromas and flavors of the vintage, but without any of the hard edges. Seriously plush and fleshy through the finish, which shows floral hints as well. Gorgeous. Drink now through 2020. —James Molesworth
Sep. 13, 2005
PAUL HOBBS Merlot Napa Valley Michael Black Vineyard 2002
93 points, $75
An awesome Merlot. Ripe, rich, generous style, with layers of fleshy currant, wild berry and blackberry fruit, shaded by cedary oak, sage and subtle herbal notes. The flavors pick up momentum and fan out on the finish, revealing extra dimensions of flavor —James Laube
Sep. 12, 2005
CLOS MOGADOR Priorat Manyetes 2001
93 points, $90
This massive red shows a thick texture and powerful tannins that nearly mask intense flavors of black currant, espresso and anise. But after the concentration and the alcohol, the finish echoes with sweet fruit and spice. Will the fruit outlast the tannin —Thomas Matthews
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