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Nov. 06, 2006
CLOS DES PAPES Châteauneuf-du-Pape White 2005
94 points, $61
Terrific purity and precision. Like a young Meursault, with acacia flower, blanched almond and honey notes pushed by a tangy, driven, minerally finish. Should age well. Drink now through 2016. 1,025 cases made. —James Molesworth
Nov. 04, 2006
DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Chaupin 2004
93 points, $60
Pure and driven, with great acidity moving the red licorice, plum and raspberry fruit along, while mineral and hot stone notes flitter underneath. Shows the purity of the vintage wonderfully. Drink now through 2021. 450 cases imported. —James Molesworth
Nov. 03, 2006
DOMAINE DE MARCOUX Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2004
94 points, $165
Very round and supple up front, with raspberry and fig fruit caressed by silky tannins. Long finish shows kirsch, mineral, graphite and dark chocolate hints. Really stretches out, with the structure becoming more evident as it tightens up in the glass. Ne —James Molesworth
Nov. 02, 2006
LEEUWIN Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series 2003
94 points, $80
Rich, ripe and seamless, not quite as dense as some vintages, but it has real elegance. It plays its citrusy pineapple, guava, pear and spice flavors over a polished frame, letting them linger effortlessly. Could gain greater depth with age. Drink now thr —Harvey Steiman
Nov. 01, 2006
JEAN-LOUIS CHAVE Hermitage White 2003
97 points, $250
Offers remarkable focus and purity for the vintage, with streamlined macadamia nut, acacia flower, blanched almond and white peach flavors backed by fine minerality. Long, pure finish just sails on. Drink now through 2026. 500 cases made. —James Molesworth
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