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Aug. 23, 2006
FOXEN Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Sea Smoke Vineyard 2004
94 points, $62
Vibrant blueberry and wild berry flavors are joined by rich toasty oak, making it a near perfect marriage of ripe fruit and wood. Supple, balanced and concentrated, this gains momentum, with a long, refreshing aftertaste. Drink now through 2009. 400 cases —James Laube
Aug. 22, 2006
PAUL COULON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Boisrenard 2004
94 points, $85
Silky, pure and driven by beautiful black cherry, currant and blackberry fruit. Plenty of tobacco, toast, mineral and graphite hints too, but stays seamless and pure through the finish. Great length and mouthfeel. Best from 2007 through 2022. 1,665 cases —James Molesworth
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
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