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Oct. 17, 2005
ETUDE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2002
94 points, $90
A very stylish wine that's plush, rich and concentrated, offering an array of spicy currant, cedary oak, anise, herb and mineral flavors that are soothing, winning points for its polished texture and firm yet gentle tannins. Best from 2006 through 2013. 4 —James Laube
Oct. 15, 2005
LUIGI PIRA Barolo Vigneto Marenca 2001
92 points, $75
Intense aromas of blackberries, lightly toasted oak and plums. Very intense. Full-bodied, with big velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Serious wine. Best after 2008. 1,000 cases made. —James Suckling
Oct. 14, 2005
DOMAINE DE LA CÔTE DE L'ANGE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2003
92 points, $45
Lovely aroma of raspberry confiture announces this beauty, whose core of blackberry and raspberry fruit is supported by tarry, ripe tannins. Mineral and graphite notes flitter in the background. Best from 2006 through 2020. Tasted twice, with consistent n —James Molesworth
Oct. 13, 2005
M. CHAPOUTIER Hermitage White Chante-Alouette 2003
92 points, $74
Ripe, concentrated layers of papaya, fig and macadamia nut are woven with mineral, piecrust and fresh, sweetened butter notes, all rippling through a long showy finish that alternates between waxy and racy. Hard to resist now, but better with time. Drink —James Molesworth
Oct. 12, 2005
LES VINS DE VIENNE St.-Joseph L'Arzelle 2003
93 points, $33
Lovely cocoa and violet aromas give way to a full-bodied palate of blackberry, black currant, tar and grilled beef flavors that are then pierced by a terrifically minerally, racy finish. Needs to shed some toast in the cellar first though. Best from 2006 —James Molesworth
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